Elberfeld (city district)

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Coat of arms of Elberfeld (0)
Wuppertal coat of arms
Elberfeld (0)
District of Wuppertal
Location of the Elberfeld district in Wuppertal
Coordinates 51 ° 15 '26 "  N , 7 ° 8' 57"  E Coordinates: 51 ° 15 '26 "  N , 7 ° 8' 57"  E.
height 140- 326  m above sea level. NHN
surface 11.07 km²
Residents 65,645 (Dec. 31, 2014)
Population density 5930 inhabitants / km²
Proportion of foreigners 22.7% (Dec. 31, 2014)
Allocation of seats (district representation)
CDU SPD Green FDP The left WfW
6th 6th 3 1 1 2
Transport links
Highway A46
Federal road B7
railroad RB 48 RE 4 RE 7 RE 13 IC ICE
Train S 7 S 8 S 9
Local transport Suspension railway
Source: Wuppertal statistics - spatial data

Elberfeld is a district of Wuppertal and corresponds to the expanded historical center of the old town of Elberfeld . Together with the districts of Elberfeld-West and Uellendahl-Katernberg , it forms the Elberfeld district.


Division in the district

Division into quarters

North city

The Mount of Olives is part of the Elberfelder Nordstadt .

Panorama Wuppertal-Elberfeld

Culture and sights

The borough has some of the oldest church buildings in the city, including the Old Reformed Church and the Old Lutheran Church. Important church buildings of the 19th century are the Catholic Laurentiuskirche from 1835, the New Reformed Church (1858) and the Friedhofskirche (1898). A richly furnished historical building from the turn of the century is the historic town hall on Johannisberg , the town's concert hall. The Von-der-Heydt-Museum , an important art museum in the Rhineland, is also located in Elberfeld. The natural history Fuhlrott Museum was closed in 2008. The theater of the Wuppertaler Bühnen and the Rex Theater are also located in the district. Listed sports facilities are the stadium at the zoo from the 1920s and the so-called swimming opera from the 1950s.

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