Odenthal is a municipality in the Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Odenthal
View of Odenthal-Selbach
View of Odenthal-Selbach
Coat of arms of Odenthal
Coat of arms
Location of Odenthal within Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis district
Rheinisch-Bergischer KreisRhein-Sieg-KreisNorth Rhine-WestphaliaCologneLeverkusenMettmann (district)SolingenRemscheidOberbergischer KreisOverathRösrathBergisch GladbachKürtenOdenthalWermelskirchenBurscheidLeichlingenOdenthal in GL.svg
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Odenthal is located in Germany
Odenthal
Odenthal
Odenthal is located in North Rhine-Westphalia
Odenthal
Odenthal
Coordinates: 51°2′N 7°7′E / 51.033°N 7.117°E / 51.033; 7.117Coordinates: 51°2′N 7°7′E / 51.033°N 7.117°E / 51.033; 7.117
CountryGermany
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionKöln
DistrictRheinisch-Bergischer Kreis
Subdivisions32
Government
 • MayorRobert Lennerts (Ind.)
Area
 • Total39.97 km2 (15.43 sq mi)
Elevation
149 m (489 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[1]
 • Total15,020
 • Density380/km2 (970/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
51519
Dialling codes02202, 02207, 02174
Vehicle registrationGL
Websitewww.odenthal.de

GeographyEdit

Odenthal is situated approximately 5 km north of Bergisch Gladbach and 15 km north-east of Cologne.

Neighbouring placesEdit

Nearby cities are Leverkusen, Burscheid, Wermelskirchen, and Bergisch Gladbach. Neighboring municipalities include Kürten.

Panoramic view of Cologne on a rainy day as seen from Voiswinkel

Division of the townEdit

The municipality includes 32 districts (Ortsteile):

Altehufe - Altenberg - Blecher - Busch - Bülsberg - Bömberg - Bömerich - Eikamp - Erberich - Feld - Glöbusch - Grimberg - Großgrimberg - Hahnenberg - Holz - Höffe - Hüttchen - Klasmühle - Küchenberg - Kümps - Landwehr - Menrath - Neschen - Oberscheid - Osenau - Pistershausen - Schallemich - Scheuren - Schmeisig - Schwarzbroich - Selbach - Voiswinkel.

Twin townsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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