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North Rhine-Westphalia North Rhine-Westphalia

North Rhine-Westphalia is a diverse state with vibrant business centres, bustling cities and peaceful natural landscapes. The state is home to one of the strongest industrial regions in the world and offers one of the most vibrant cultural landscapes in Europe. An open-minded look to the future – that’s what North Rhine-Westphalia is all about.

Capital

Capital

Düsseldorf

Important industries

Important industries

Mechanical engineering

Metalwork, metal production and processing

Chemicals

Healthcare/Logistics

Banks and insurances

Information and communications (new media)

Population

Population

17.932.651

Particularities

Particularities

NRW is the German carnival stronghold. The Cologne carnival is one of the largest and most famous carnival celebrations in the world.


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