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Düsseldorf-Angermund


Angermund is an urban borough of Düsseldorf. Angermund is the northernmost part of Düsseldorf, neighbouring to Kalkum, Kaiserswerth and Duisburg. Having the second largest income in Düsseldorf, it provides a home to many corporate managers and foreign, mainly American, British and Dutch employees.

Name and History

The name comes from the Anger rivulet, flowing into the river Rhine near Angermund. Angermund was mentioned in writings for the first time in 960 A.D. The Angermund Castle was built in the 14th century A.D. Angermund became a part of Düsseldorf in 1975.

Statistics

  • Area: 13.30 km²
  • inhabitants: 6035 (53,1% females)
  • inhabitants per km²: 454

Sights

Heltorf Castle and its park are well known in that region with its rhododrendron plants. The old Angermund Castle from the 14th century is the other sight of Angermund.

Infrastructure

There is one S-Bahn line (S1) connecting Düsseldorf-Angermund station southbound with Düsseldorf Airport and Düsseldorf Hbf as well as with Duisburg Hbf and the Ruhrgebiet, northbound. In addition to the railway service, there are two bus lines (728, 751) connecting Angermund with Ratingen Hösel and Düsseldorf Kaiserswerth. Two Autobahns are accessible via Duisburg Rahm and Ratingen Lintorf, as well as a southbound highway going straight downtown. Subway service is accessible via Düsseldorf-Kaiserswerth, and the airport railway station is one S-Bahn stop south of Angermund.

Coordinates: 51°19′48″N 6°46′48″E / 51.33000°N 6.78000°E / 51.33000; 6.78000

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