Rhein-Sieg-Kreis

The Rhein-Sieg-Kreis is a Kreis (destrict) in the sooth o North Rhine-Westphalie, Germany. Neebourin destricts are Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis, Oberbergischer Kreis, Altenkirchen, Neuwied, Ahrweiler, Euskirchen, Rhein-Erft-Kreis, the urban destrict o Cologne. Nearly completely surroondit bi the destrict is the ceety o Bonn.

Rhein-Sieg-Kreis
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Kintra Germany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalie
Adm. regionCologne
CaipitalSiegburg
Area
 • Total1,153.51 km2 (445.37 sq mi)
Population
 (31 Dizember 2018)[1]
 • Total599,780
 • Density520/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationSU
Websitehttp://www.rhein-sieg-kreis.de

HistoryEedit

The destrict as kent the day wis creatit in 1969, durin the reorganization o the destricts in North Rhine-Westphalie, bi mergin Sieg Destrict wi the Destrict o Bonn (frae which Bonn itself wis separatit in 1887 tae acome an urban destrict). Sieg Destrict wis creatit in 1825.

GeografieEedit

Geografically Rhein-Sieg Destrict covers the valley o the river Sieg an anaw, syne the merger wi the Destrict o Bonn, that o the Rhine aroond Bonn, as well an aurie in the maist easterly pairt o the Eifel.

Coat o airmsEedit

  The reid lion is the seembol o the dukes o Berg, who awned a lairge pairt o the destrict. The black cross in the shield is the seembol o Cologne, acause anither pairt o the destrict wis awned bi the bishops o Cologne. The yellae swuird is the seembol o Saunt Michael, the patron o the michty Michaelsberg Abbey in Siegburg.

Touns an municipalitiesEedit

Touns Municipalities
  1. Bad Honnef
  2. Bornheim
  3. Hennef (Sieg)
  4. Königswinter
  5. Lohmar
  6. Meckenheim
  7. Niederkassel
  8. Rheinbach
  9. Sankt Augustin
  10. Siegburg
  11. Troisdorf
  1. Alfter
  2. Eitorf
  3. Much
  4. Neunkirchen-Seelscheid
  5. Ruppichteroth
  6. Swisttal
  7. Wachtberg
  8. Windeck

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2018" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 10 Julie 2019.

Freemit airtinsEedit