Alfter is a municipality in the Rhein-Sieg district, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated approximately 6 km west of Bonn.

Alfter
Coat of arms of Alfter
Coat of arms
Location of Alfter within Rhein-Sieg-Kreis district
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Alfter is located in Germany
Alfter
Alfter
Alfter is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Alfter
Alfter
Coordinates: 50°44′08″N 07°00′33″E / 50.73556°N 7.00917°E / 50.73556; 7.00917Coordinates: 50°44′08″N 07°00′33″E / 50.73556°N 7.00917°E / 50.73556; 7.00917
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionKöln
DistrictRhein-Sieg-Kreis
Government
 • MayorRolf Schumacher (CDU)
Area
 • Total34.73 km2 (13.41 sq mi)
Elevation
76 m (249 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total23,622
 • Density680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
53347
Dialling codes02222, 0228
Vehicle registrationSU
Websitewww.alfter.de

LocationEdit

The community of Alfter lies west of former capital of Bonn, on the southern ridge of the "Vorgebirge". It borders on the city of Bornheim to the north, Bonn to the east, the cities of Meckenheim and Rheinbach to the south and the community of Swisttal to the west. Alfter consists of a total area of 35 km², of which 18 km² is used for agricultural purposes and 8 km² is forest.

ReferencesEdit

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