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Country  Germany
Admin. region  Düsseldorf
Elevation  45 m (148 ft)
Population  62,961 (31 Dec 2010)
State  North Rhine-Westphalia
District  Rhein-Kreis Neuss
Time zone  CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Local time  Friday 5:16 PM
Dormagen httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu

Weather  11°C, Wind E at 5 km/h, 48% Humidity
Points of interest  Knechtsteden Abbey, Feste Zons, Kreismuseum Zons, Burg Friedestrom, Tierpark Tannenbusch

Dormagen is a town in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany in the Rhein-Kreis Neuss.


Map of Dormagen, Germany


Dormagen is situated between Düsseldorf – Cologne – Mönchengladbach on the western bank of the river Rhine.

Division of the town

Dormagen consists of 16 subdivisions (with population figure):

  • Broich: see Gohr
  • Delhoven: 3,690
  • Delrath: 3,082
  • Dormagen Mitte: 5,621
  • Gohr: 2,217 (with Broich)
  • Hackenbroich (with Hackhausen): 8,689
  • Hackhausen see Hackenbroich
  • Horrem: 6,022
  • Knechtsteden:
  • Nievenheim (with Ückerath): 9,553
  • Dormagen Nord: 3,514
  • Rheinfeld: 5,403 (with Piwipp)
  • St. Peter: see Stürzelberg
  • Straberg: 2,840
  • Stürzelberg: 4,643 (with St. Peter)
  • Zons: 5,414 (with Nachtigall)
  • History

    Dormagen was founded 50 AD. Its name was Durnomagus.


    Its main industry and employer is the chemical factory of Bayer AG.


    The town has three stations (Dormagen, Nievenheim and Dormagen Chempark) on the Lower Left Rhine Railway, linking Cologne and Krefeld.

    The German motorway 57 connects Dormagen with the same cities.


    ¹ City of Dormagen

    Twin towns

  • – Toro, Castile and León, Spain
  • – Saint-André-lez-Lille, France
  • – Kiryat Ono, Israel
  • Persons of interest

  • Kai Wolters, actor
  • References

    Dormagen Wikipedia