Duisburg connects the Ruhr and Lower Rhine regions. Its inhabitants like to call it the city of "water and fire". Huge blast furnaces still burn here today, making it the most important steel location in Europe. At the same time, Duisburg has the largest inland port in the world. You should not miss the impressions of an interesting harbor tour during your visit. Another visitor magnet for young and old is the zoo with its undisputed stars, the cute koalas. Duisburg is also an excellent starting point for cyclists. For example, the Route of Industrial Culture, the Rhine Cycle Route and the Lower Rhine Route all meet here. The "City of Water and Fire" combines the best of the neighboring regions.
Where is Duisburg?Duisburg is a German city in the west of the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia, around 23 km north of the state capital Düsseldorf. There are about 499.000 inhabitants living in Duisburg.
Duisburg also includes the formerly independent municipalities of Homberg (Niederrhein), Stadt, Rheinhausen, Budberg, Rheinkamp, Rumeln-Kaldenhausen and Walsum.
Weather in Duisburg
Der Wetterbericht für Duisburg am 24.03.2023: Den ganzen Tag über recht wechselhaft. Zeitweise besteht die Möglichkeit von Regen bei Temperaturen von 11 bis 14 Grad und mäßigem Wind aus Südwest bis West. tagsüber wird durchschnittlich eine Temperatur von 8 °C erreicht, nachts kühlen die Temperaturen auf bis zu 0 °C ab.
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