Municipality:Städteregion Aachen

Städteregion Aachen (Aachen)
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The municipality of Städteregion Aachen in the region of Nordrhein-Westfalen
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Coat of arms
CountryGermany Flag of Germany.png
RegionNordrhein-Westfalen Flag of Nordrhein-Westfalen.png
Number of zones51
Maximum PPH51
Last updated2021-02-15

Städteregion Aachen (Aachen) is a district and in Turf a municipality in the region of Nordrhein-Westfalen (North Rhine-Westphalia) in Germany. The municipality has about 557,000 inhabitants and is located in the western part of the region.


Nearby districts / municipalities are Kreis Heinsbergin the north, Kreis Düren in the east and Kreis Euskirchen in the southeast, all in the region Nordrhein-Westfalen (North Rhine-Westphalia) and also the countries Belgium in the west, and the Netherlands in the northwest.

Urban areas[edit]

The largest city in the district is the district capital Aachen with about 250,000 inhabitants.

Other major cities are: Alsdorf, Baesweiler, Eschweiler, Herzogenrath, Monschau, Stolberg and Würselen.


There are 51 turf zones in the municipality, one of which is counted as a world heritage site, two winner zones, two water zones, one train station zone, two monument zones, five holy zones, one bridge zone, one castle zone and one ruin zone.

The most taken zone is Intze located on Intzestrasse in the northern part of the central district capital of Aachen.

Year in parentheses indicates year of creation.

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Zontyp02.png Winner zones[edit]

Zontyp03.png Water zones[edit]

Zontyp04.png Train station zones[edit]

Zontyp06.png Monument zones[edit]

Zontyp07.png Holy zones[edit]

Zontyp09.png Bridge zones[edit]

Zontyp10.png Castle zones[edit]

Zontyp11.png Ruin zones[edit]

Other zones[edit]

Updated: 2021-02-15

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