Elsdorf is a town in the Rhein-Erft-Kreis, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated approximately 5 km south-west of Bergheim and 30 km west of Cologne.

Elsdorf
Coat of arms of Elsdorf
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Location of Elsdorf within Rhein-Erft-Kreis district
Mettmann (district)Rhein-Erft-KreisNorth Rhine-WestphaliaHeinsberg (district)Rhein-Kreis NeussCologneWesselingRhein-Sieg-KreisDüren (district)Euskirchen (district)PulheimBergheimErftstadtHürthKerpenBedburgBrühlFrechenElsdorfElsdorf in BM.svg
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Elsdorf is located in Germany
Elsdorf
Elsdorf
Elsdorf is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Elsdorf
Elsdorf
Coordinates: 50°56′N 6°34′E / 50.933°N 6.567°E / 50.933; 6.567Coordinates: 50°56′N 6°34′E / 50.933°N 6.567°E / 50.933; 6.567
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionKöln
DistrictRhein-Erft-Kreis
Subdivisions14
Government
 • MayorAndreas Heller (CDU)
Area
 • Total66.00 km2 (25.48 sq mi)
Elevation
80 m (260 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total21,663
 • Density330/km2 (850/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
50189
Dialling codes02274
02271 (Heppendorf / Widdendorf)
Vehicle registrationBM
Websitewww.elsdorf.de

PersonalitiesEdit

  • Werner Marx (1746-1806), General Vicar of the Archbishop of Cologne,
  • Eugen Langen (1833-1895), entrepreneur, engineer and inventor, co-founder of the Elsdorf sugar factory Pfeifer & Langen
 
Eugen Langen

ReferencesEdit

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