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Küllenhahn (41)
district of Wuppertal
Location of the Küllenhahn district in the Cronenberg district
Coordinates 51 ° 13 '46 "  N , 7 ° 8' 8"  E Coordinates: 51 ° 13 '46 "  N , 7 ° 8' 8"  E.
height 325  m above sea level NHN
surface 4.85 km²
Residents 1825 (December 31, 2016)
Population density 376 inhabitants / km²
Proportion of foreigners 4.4% (Dec. 31, 2016)
Post Code 42349
prefix 0202
Borough Cronenberg
Transport links
bus 607 613 630 633 645 NE7
Source: Wuppertal statistics - spatial data

Küllenhahn is a 4.85 km² residential area in the Wuppertal district of Cronenberg .


The residential area is bordered in the south by the Burgholzbach , in the west by the Wupper and in the north by the streets Jung-Stilling-Weg, Zeppelinallee and Landesstraße 418 in the Rutenbeck Bachtal .

Most of Küllenhahn is taken up by the large forest areas of the Burgholz State Forest , which extend along the slopes of the deep valleys of the Burgholzbach, Glasbach and Rutenbeck Bach to the Wupper. The Burgholz tunnel crosses a large part of the residential area in an east-west direction.

The local locations and suburbs include Korzert , Neuenhof and Theishahn . The village of Evertsaue was lost in the 1960s when the Wupper was relocated.


The district goes back to a farm Kettelershahn, which was first mentioned in the 16th century. When the farm passed into the possession of the bailiff of the Cronenberg scythe smiths Johann Kullen (Küll) in 1610 , the name changed to Kullenhahn (Küllhahn). The suffix -hahn is a form of Hain , Hag .


Küllenhahn with the telecommunications tower and the south school center

The settlement of the residential quarter is concentrated on the western plateau of the Wuppertal Südhöhen . In the quarter there is a primary school and the school center south as well as a sports and swimming performance center, in which numerous participants train from competitions to the Olympic Games . Distinctive buildings are the waste incineration plant of the AWG Wuppertal , the telecommunications tower Wuppertal-Küllenhahn and the only large wind power plant in Wuppertal . The route of the Burgholzbahn with the former Wuppertal-Küllenhahn station was converted into the Sambatrasse bike and footpath .

In addition to residential development, manufacturing industries, especially tool manufacturers and the metalworking industry, have settled here. The companies include the P. Hermann Jung KG of the former Mayor of Wuppertal Peter Jung , Wera and Walter Klein Wuppertal .

Sights include the imperial oak , the ring wall system Burggraben , the half-timbered courtyard Obere Rutenbeck , the Arboretum Burgholz , the ribbon weaver museum in the Friedrich-Bayer-Realschule , the Nöllenhammer and the Kremershammer .


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