Bedburg is a town in the Rhein-Erft-Kreis, North Rhine-Westphalia of Germany with 25,000 residents. Since 2014, Sascha Solbach is the mayor of Bedburg. The town is documented as existing as early as 893.[2]

Bedburg
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Castle
Coat of arms of Bedburg
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Location of Bedburg within Rhein-Erft-Kreis district
Mettmann (district)Rhein-Erft-KreisNorth Rhine-WestphaliaHeinsberg (district)Rhein-Kreis NeussCologneWesselingRhein-Sieg-KreisDüren (district)Euskirchen (district)PulheimBergheimErftstadtHürthKerpenBedburgBrühlFrechenElsdorfBedburg in BM.svg
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Bedburg is located in Germany
Bedburg
Bedburg
Bedburg is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Bedburg
Bedburg
Coordinates: 51°00′00″N 6°33′45″E / 51.00000°N 6.56250°E / 51.00000; 6.56250Coordinates: 51°00′00″N 6°33′45″E / 51.00000°N 6.56250°E / 51.00000; 6.56250
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionKöln
DistrictRhein-Erft-Kreis
Government
 • MayorSascha Solbach (SPD)
Area
 • Total80.21 km2 (30.97 sq mi)
Elevation
70 m (230 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total23,531
 • Density290/km2 (760/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
50181
Dialling codes02272
Vehicle registrationBM
Websitewww.bedburg.de

Notable personsEdit

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People with connection to BedburgEdit

 
Wilhelm von Mirbach-Harff in 1917
  • Wilhelm von Mirbach-Harff (1871-1918), German diplomat and ambassador; lived in Bedburg and did his Abitur there
  • Peter Stumpp 16th Century serial killer known as "The Werewolf of Bedburg"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bevölkerung der Gemeinden Nordrhein-Westfalens am 31. Dezember 2018" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Geschichte in Bedburg (German)". Retrieved 29 July 2016.

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