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Coat of arms of the city of Pulheim
Map of Germany, position of the city of Pulheim highlighted

Coordinates: 51 ° 0 ′  N , 6 ° 48 ′  E

Basic data
State : North Rhine-Westphalia
Administrative region : Cologne
Circle : Rhein-Erft district
Height : 49 m above sea level NHN
Area : 72.15 km 2
Residents: 54,194 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density : 751 inhabitants per km 2
Postal code : 50259
Primaries : 02238, 02234
License plate : BM
Community key : 05 3 62 036
City structure: 12 districts

City administration address :
Alte Kölner Strasse 26
50259 Pulheim
Website : www.pulheim.de
Mayor : Frank Keppeler ( CDU )
Location of the city of Pulheim in the Rhein-Erft district
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Pulheim is a middle district town in North Rhine-Westphalia . It is located in the Rhein-Erft district and borders in the east on the north-western districts of Cologne . Pulheim has existed in its current expansion since the municipal territorial reform of January 1, 1975. On January 1, 1981, the municipality received city ​​rights .


Geographical location

Pulheim is located in an open arable landscape on the left bank of the Rhine in the Cologne Bay . The distance between the Pulheim district (center) and Cologne city center is around 13 km (as the crow flies ). The North Rhine-Westphalian state capital Düsseldorf is around 25 kilometers north of Pulheim, the distance to the federal city of Bonn is around 35 kilometers.

The north-eastern part of the urban area with the towns of Sinnersdorf, Stommelerbusch and Orr lies on the lower terrace of the Rhine Valley (about 45  m above sea  level ); The border to the lower middle terrace runs through Stommeln and the central town (about 60  m above sea level ). The terrain continues to rise to the southwest. The other parts of the city are already on the lower edge of the eastern slope of the Ville . Dansweiler is about 90  m above sea level. NHN the highest place.


Big laugh
Gravel extraction on Lake Pulheim
Cologne Rand Canal

Pulheimer Bach and Große Laache

The Pulheimer Bach flows through Pulheim, coming from the Bergheim city area, in a north-easterly direction and seeps away just behind Gut Pletschmühle in the Große Laache wetland , which was renatured in 1993 and declared a nature reserve in 1999 , the relic of a former loop of the Rhine that had eroded into the edge of the central terrace. As part of the Regionale 2010 project Regio Grün , the stream has been renatured since 2007. The course of the piped sections within the localities of Sinthern, Geyen and Pulheim, which cannot be reopened due to the development, is marked above ground by blue stones embedded in the sidewalks.


On the border with Cologne lies Pulheimer See , which is currently still used to mine gravel and sand. Together with the neighboring lakes in Cologne's urban area, it forms the Stöckheimer Hof recreational area, which is currently under development . The Pulheimer See is to be expanded into a swimming, bathing and leisure lake. It has been used by the Pulheim Surf and Sailing Club since 1981 .

To the north-west of Sinnersdorf there are two more lakes with gravel deposits. The one to the south was renatured after the excavations and is now a protected part of the landscape as a bird biotope . The biotope is not open to the public.

Cologne Rand Canal

The Cologne Rand Canal is an approx. 20 km long drainage canal built in the 1950s, which mainly serves to swamp the Rhenish lignite mining areas . It is laid above ground in a concrete cut and on its way to the confluence with the Rhine near Cologne-Worringen also runs through the Pulheim city area. In doing so, it absorbs the treated wastewater from the municipal central sewage treatment plant located between Pulheim and Sinnersdorf.

Nature reserves

City structure

Structure of the city of Pulheim

The city of Pulheim consists of twelve districts, which are combined into five districts (population figures: as of January 31, 2020):

district district Residents
Brauweiler - Dansweiler - Freimersdorf Brauweiler 8,262
Dansweiler 2,959
Freimersdorf 167
Geyen - Sinthern - Manstedten Geyen 2,493
Sinthern 3,337
Manstedten 140
Pulheim - Orr Pulheim (center) 22,928
Orr 11
Sinnersdorf Sinnersdorf 5,563
Stommeln - Stommelerbusch - Ingendorf Stomping 8,379
Stommelerbusch 896
Ingendorf 87
City of Pulheim as a whole 55,222

In the ranking of German cities by population, Pulheim ranks 172nd (as of December 31, 2018). The Orr district is one of the smallest districts in Germany.

Neighboring cities

Pulheim borders the city of Cologne to the east, the cities of Frechen and Bergheim (both in the Rhein-Erft district ) to the south and west, the municipality of Rommerskirchen to the northwest and the city of Dormagen (both in the Rhine district of Neuss ) to the north. .


Roman time

In Roman times there were numerous villae rusticae , Roman manors and country estates in the area of ​​today's city , as the many finds prove.

middle Ages

In the 5th century AD, the Romans were ousted by Frankish conquerors. Since only a few finds from this period are known, the beginnings of the Franconian era are in the dark. Franconian finds worth mentioning are only found in Stommeln.

The first documentary evidence of individual places date from the 10th century: Stommeln, Geyen and Sinthern are mentioned for the first time in 962 in a document from Archbishop Brun of Cologne .

The area around today's Brauweiler was demonstrably in the second half of the 10th century in the possession of the Lorraine Count Palatine Hermann I (Pusillus), who had a dilapidated older manor rebuilt here together with a chapel consecrated to St. Medardus . Around 991 his son and later successor Ezzo married the daughter Mathilde of the German Emperor Otto II and gave her the property as a morning gift . Both founded the Benedictine abbey of Brauweiler in 1024 .

The first documented mentions of the other places are more recent: Dansweiler, Freimersdorf and Manstedten are mentioned in a list of goods with which the Lorraine Count Palatine Ezzo equipped his home monastery Brauweiler after it was founded. Ingendorf is mentioned for the first time in 1094, Orr in 1086 and Sinnersdorf in 1230 (according to another opinion, 1233, since the date of the Latin source is not clearly legible).

During the Middle Ages , the northern and western parts of today's city with the main towns of Pulheim and Stommeln belonged to the Duchy of Jülich . Sinnersdorf and Orr were jointly administered by the Duchy of Berg and the Electorate of Cologne. The southern part around Brauweiler formed its own subordinate rule in the Cologne arch pen.

Important landlords in all places were religious institutions such as Cologne monasteries and monasteries and the Brauweiler Abbey. The defining element in the image of all the settlements was their large farms. In addition to this spiritual manorial rule, the property of the nobility was less. There were notable knightly goods in Stommeln and Geyen. The complex of the Geyener Wasserburg (Junkerburg) - a fiefdom of the Cologne Cathedral - still shows the fortified functions of a noble residence. In addition to these large farms, there were small and medium-sized farms, the existence of which was in part only guaranteed through the leasing of arable land from the property of the spiritual landlords.

Modern times

In the course of the Truchsessian War , Spanish troops passed through Pulheim in 1581. Two years later, Walloon soldiers looted the place and caused serious damage. Until the end of the conflict in 1589, there were repeated looting in Pulheim. The Thirty Years War proved even more devastating; again large parts of the places were destroyed and also hit by the plague in 1623, 1635 and 1666 .

It was not until the end of the 18th century that the clerical property was dissolved during the French rule that fundamental social changes resulted. The large agricultural enterprises of the churches and monasteries changed hands. In many cases they were bought up by the previous halves . Some of these farms, like the rest of the peasant property, were split up during the 19th century due to the existing custom of dividing real estate among the heirs. New houses and farmsteads were built, which led to the densification of buildings within the settlements. Numerous brick buildings from this time still characterize the old settlement centers. In the middle of the 19th century, Stommelerbusch, the youngest part of today's town of Pulheim, also emerged as a forest clearing settlement.

Already during the French period from 1794 to 1815 Mairien (mayor's offices ) were established on the lower administrative levels : Mairie Freimersdorf with Brauweiler, Dansweiler and Manstedten as well as Mairie Pulheim with Sinthern and Geyen were subordinate to the canton Weiden . The Mairie Stommeln with Sinnersdorf belonged to the canton of Dormagen . From 1816, the year the former district of Cologne was founded under Prussian administration, the locations of today's city were repeatedly linked by changing administrative units. As the seat of a larger official association, Pulheim appeared several times. Until 1956, the Pulheim office consisted of Pulheim, Sinnersdorf, Esch , Pesch , Orr, Geyen, Manstedten, Auweiler , Stommeln, Ingendorf and Stommelerbusch.

In the 1960s - as in most of the larger cities in Germany - a process of suburbanisation began in the Cologne area . Located in the near Cologne region Pulheim was amplified target population resulting from the core city migrated. Almost all places in today's city of Pulheim recorded large increases in population by the end of the 1970s, and the previously rural structures were urbanized both structurally and with regard to the social structure of the population. In order to avoid the threat of incorporation by the city of Cologne, the towns actively promoted growth by building new residential areas and expanding their infrastructure by building schools, sports fields and other public facilities.

The municipal reorganization , which came into force on January 1, 1975, united the existing communities of Pulheim and Stommeln as well as parts of the communities of Brauweiler and Sinnersdorf to form the new large community of Pulheim. On January 1, 1981, the community was named a city.

Population development

Population development separated by central location (red) and urban area (blue) from 1773 to 2017 according to the table opposite
date Residents central place
00.00.1773 577
00.00.1804 889
00.00.1854 1,398
00.00.1871 1,508
00.00.1910 1,872
00.00.1925 2,449
00.00.1933 2,708
00.00.1939 2,694
00.00.1950 3,699
00.00.1960 6.006
06/06/1961 6,148
00.00.1965 9,300
05/27/1970 10,871
06/30/1974 14,785
00.00.1989 19,133
12/31/2007 21,516
03/28/2013 21,715
December 31, 2015 22,327
08/31/2016 22,402
March 31, 2019 22,577
date Residents urban area
06/06/1961 16,971
December 31, 1962 19,768
December 31, 1965 23,812
December 31, 1970 29,678
December 31, 1975 38,242
December 31, 1980 44,870
December 31, 1985 47,353
December 31, 1990 49,353
December 31, 1995 51,365
December 31, 2000 53,158
December 31, 2005 53,694
12/31/2007 53,752
December 31, 2008 53,872
December 31, 2009 53,842
December 31, 2010 53,769
December 31, 2011 53.208
December 31, 2012 53,080
December 31, 2013 53,109
December 31, 2014 53,345
December 31, 2015 54,200
December 31, 2016 53,834
December 31, 2017 53,900


Local election 2014
Turnout: 55.6% (2009: 61.2%)
Gains and losses
compared to 2009
 % p
-6.4  % p
+ 4.6  % p
+1.2  % p
-5.9  % p
+ 3.6  % p.p.
+ 2.8  % p
Allocation of seats in the city council
A total of 56 seats

City council

The Pulheim City Council has a regular size of 48 seats. The result of the last local election on May 25, 2014 led to 8 overhang seats , so that the city council currently consists of 56 people, spread across six parliamentary groups. After a few changes of faction, the CDU has had 22 seats (-2 compared to the previous electoral term), the SPD 16 (+2), Alliance 90 / The Greens 8 (+1), the FDP 4 (-2), to the Bürgererverein Pulheim (BVP) 3 (+0) and to pro NRW 2 (+2). A MEP does not belong to any political group. The incumbent mayor is by virtue of his office chairman of the council and thus the 57th member; he does not belong to any political group.

The parliamentary groups of the CDU and Bündnis 90 / Die Grünen have signed a coalition agreement for the current election period (2014–2020).


Frank Keppeler (CDU) has been mayor since October 21, 2009 . The first deputy mayor is Elisabeth Rehmann (CDU), the second deputy is Marlies Stroschein (SPD).

Keppeler's predecessors in office were:

  • 1999–2009: Karl-August Morisse (FDP) as first full-time mayor; previously he was already head of administration from 1975 to 1999 as a municipality or city director
  • 1994–1999: Clemens Kopp (CDU)
  • 1989–1994: Hartmut Menssen (SPD)
  • 1988–1989: Clemens Kopp (CDU)
  • 1979–1988: Wilhelm Mevis (CDU)
  • 1975–1979: Franz-Josef Spalthoff (CDU)

Coat of arms and banner

coat of arms

Pulheim coat of arms
Blazon : "Split of silver (white) and blue, a black tower in front, a golden (yellow) curve in the back."
Justification of the coat of arms: The church tower comes from the Pulheimer Schöffensiegel, which is known in documents from the 14th and 17th centuries, there together with the Jülich lion . The tower indicates the old parish of the judicial district. The abbot's staff comes from the coat of arms of the Brauweiler Abbey. It was awarded to the abbey by Emperor Charles V with a certificate dated November 23, 1547. The area of ​​the abbey included the entire southern part of today's city of Pulheim.

"The flag of the city of Pulheim shows as a banner: white - blue - white in a ratio of 1: 3: 1, striped lengthways with the city's coat of arms on the middle track, which is shifted upwards over the middle."

Sign at the entrance to Pulheim

Town twinning

The partnership concluded in 1969 between the then municipality of Brauweiler and the French municipality of Guidel was taken over in 1975 by the newly founded large municipality of Pulheim. Guidel is located on the Atlantic coast of Brittany , a few kilometers from the city of Lorient , and has about 10,000 inhabitants.

A second partnership with Fareham in southern England has existed since 1984 . The city of almost 100,000 is located on the British Channel coast between Portsmouth and Southampton .



Parish Church of St. Martinus in Stommeln

The Pulheim population is predominantly Catholic . There are seven parishes in the urban area, which are grouped into three pastoral care areas:

  • the parish of St. Cosmas and Damian (also St. Cosmas and Damianus) in Pulheim Mitte forms its own pastoral care area;
  • the pastoral care area “Am Stommelerbusch” includes the parishes of St. Martinus in Stommeln, St. Hubertus in Sinnersdorf and St. Bruno in Stommelerbusch;
  • the pastoral care area “Brauweiler / Geyen / Sinthern” comprises the parishes of St. Nikolaus in Brauweiler / Dansweiler, St. Cornelius in Geyen and St. Martinus in Sinthern.

Together, the parishes form the Pulheim area of ​​the dean's office in the Rhein-Erft district in the Archdiocese of Cologne.

Each parish has a parish church of the same name, which is usually characteristic of the respective townscape. In addition, there are two other Catholic churches, St. Maria Queen of Peace in Dansweiler and Alt St. Martinus in Stommeln, but they are not parish churches.


Friedenskirche in Sinnersdorf

The proportion of Protestant Christians in the Catholic Rhineland has always been low. With the strong population growth after the Second World War , especially through the influx of refugees and displaced persons from Protestant areas, the Protestant church in Pulheim gained in importance.

Since 2015 the Protestant Christians in Pulheim have been organized in three parishes under the umbrella of the Evangelical Church in the Rhineland (EKiR) :

  • the Protestant parish of Pulheim comprises the districts of Pulheim with the Pulheimer Gnadenkirche, Stommeln with the Kreuzkirche and Sinnersdorf with the Friedenskirche; the community has about 7,300 members;
  • In addition to the Pulheim district of Geyen / Sinthern / Manstedten with the community center “Kirchenladen” in Sinthern, the Cologne district of Widdersdorf also belongs to the Evangelical parish “Ichthys” ;
  • the Evangelical Christ Congregation Brauweiler / Königsdorf comprises the Brauweiler / Dansweiler / Freimersdorf district with the Gnadenkirche in Brauweiler and the Königsdorf district of Frechen .

The three parishes are part of the Evangelical Church District Cologne-North.

There is also an Evangelical Free Church ( Baptist ) congregation , which has settled in the Pulheimer culture and leisure center Walzwerk and accordingly calls itself "Church in the Walzwerk".


In 2003, the Haci Bayram Mosque with an attached community center was opened in Pulheim . The sponsor is the association DITIB German-Turkish Islamic Community Pulheim , which was founded in 1979 by immigrants of Turkish origin .

Economy and Infrastructure

Control center in the Brauweiler substation

Industry and commerce

Pulheim and its places have always been characterized by agriculture, before they increasingly served as a residential location for immigrants from the middle of the 20th century. In contrast to many other surrounding municipalities in Cologne, there was no industrial development on a larger scale.

Today the city has two industrial parks, one near Pulheim (approx. 93 hectares) and one near Brauweiler (approx. 81 hectares), in which small and medium-sized companies from a wide variety of industries have settled. The nucleus of the Brauweiler industrial area is the Brauweiler substation , which was built by RWE AG in the 1920s as the northern end point of the north-south line . This high-voltage interconnector, which still exists today, connects the base-load power plants of the Rhenish lignite mining area with the hydropower plants in southern Germany. The substation is operated by the network operator Amprion and plays a central role in the control of the German and European network .

Other larger businesses in Pulheim are u. a. the Mercedes-Benz logistics center of Daimler AG , the packaging manufacturer VG Nicolaus , the cosmetics manufacturer MAXIM branded products and the building material producers KANN and BFP . The former cold rolling mill Uebemann , located outside the industrial areas, was converted into a multifunctional location for companies from culture, gastronomy, retail and service (“rolling mill”) after production was discontinued in the 1990s.

retail trade

Pulheim has the population with the highest purchasing power among the municipalities in the Cologne area (as of 2014). However, a large part of this flows to other municipalities, as many retail sectors are underrepresented in Pulheim or not represented at all. The city therefore only plays a subordinate role as a regional supply center.

In addition to the main town, the most important local retail locations are Stommeln and Brauweiler.



Pulheim has nine primary schools, all of which are run as open all-day schools :

  • Barbara School (Catholic Primary School Pulheim)
  • School on Buschweg (Catholic Primary School Pulheim)
  • Christinaschule (Stommeln Community Primary School)
  • Dietrich Bonhoeffer School (Protestant Primary School Pulheim)
  • Horion School (Community Primary School Sinnersdorf)
  • Catholic primary school Kopfbuche Pulheim
  • Richezaschule (community elementary school Brauweiler)
  • Community elementary school Sinthern / Geyen
  • Wolfhelmschule (community elementary school Dansweiler)

The municipal secondary schools are concentrated in two school centers in Pulheim and Brauweiler:

  • Geschwister-Scholl-Gymnasium Pulheim
  • Brauweiler Abbey High School
  • Comprehensive School Brauweiler (when the comprehensive school was founded in 2014, it was decided to close the Arthur-Koepchen-Realschule Brauweiler and the community secondary school in Pulheim, which expired at the end of the 2018/19 school year)
  • Marion-Dönhoff-Realschule Pulheim

The “Schule an der Jahnstrasse”, a special needs school with a focus on learning, emotional and social development and language (primary level and secondary level I), is also owned by the city.

Three other schools are not owned by the city:

  • the private technical college for medium-sized companies (Campus Pulheim im Walzwerk )
  • the integrated German-Italian comprehensive school "Pope Johannes XXIII." of the Archdiocese of Cologne (Stommeln)
  • the " LVR Donatus School", Rhenish school for the physically handicapped (Brauweiler)


Back of the Pulheim City Library

The Pulheim City Library has a media inventory of around 50,000 books, CDs, CD-ROMs, DVDs and magazines. A special focus is on promoting reading for children. Since February 2006 the library has been located in the newly built culture and media center right next to the town hall.

There are also six church public libraries in the districts of Pulheim, Stommeln, Brauweiler, Geyen and Sinnersdorf as well as two larger school libraries in the school centers of Pulheim and Brauweiler.


Road traffic

Pulheim is conveniently located near the Cologne motorway ring . Driveways to the A 1 , the A 57 and the A 4 are not far from the city limits in Cologne or Frechen city area.

The central traffic axis is the federal highway 59 , which runs as a radial arterial road from Cologne in a north-westerly direction to Mönchengladbach and passes Pulheim and Stommeln. Until the completion of the bypass (B 59n) in 2006, the B 59 crossed both places as Venloer Straße . The former course was downgraded to the state or district road. The federal road also provides the connection to the A1 ( Cologne-Bocklemünd junction ).

In the north-south direction, the L 183 is the most important connection, from the junction with the A 57 ( Cologne-Worringen ) in the north to the junction with the A 4 ( Frechen-Nord ) in the south. The state road bypasses Sinnersdorf, crosses the central town of Pulheim, where it is partly used as an inner-city bypass road (Steinstraße), and passes Geyen / Sinthern and Brauweiler / Freimersdorf. Plans for a continuation of the Sinnersdorf bypass, which would also enable a bypass of the central town (so-called Pulheim east bypass), are currently (as of October 2018) not being pursued by the political majority.

bus connections

Bus and train lines in the Pulheim city area

Pulheim does not have its own bus network. Currently (as of January 2019) six REVG / BVR lines and one KVB line operate in the city area:

  • Line 125: connects Sinnersdorf to the Cologne bus network (KVB) and stops u. a. at the Cologne-Chorweiler bus station (connection to the S-Bahn and Cologne Stadtbahn );
  • Line 949: runs from Brauweiler to the Köln-Weiden Zentrum tram stop ;
  • Line 961: runs from Bergheim to the Köln-Weiden West tram stop and crosses Dansweiler and Brauweiler;
  • Line 962: runs from the Frechen-Königsdorf S-Bahn station to the Cologne-Bocklemünd tram stop and crosses Dansweiler and Brauweiler;
  • Line 967: is tailored to school traffic in terms of travel times and routes and serves all parts of Pulheim (only runs on school days);
  • Line 970: runs from Bergheim to the Cologne-Bocklemünd tram stop and crosses Pulheim and Stommeln;
  • Line 980: runs from Frechen to the Cologne-Worringen S-Bahn station and crosses Brauweiler, Sinthern, Geyen, Pulheim and Sinnersdorf.

Rail transport

The Rheydt – Cologne-Ehrenfeld railway , on which the Rhein-Erft-Express (RE 8) and the Rhein-Erft-Bahn (RB 27) operate, runs largely parallel to Venloer Straße . Pulheim is connected to the route via a train station in the central town and one in Stommeln and thus has a direct connection to Cologne Central Station (journey time from Pulheim approx. 15 minutes). Trains to the main train station run twice an hour during the day and every hour in the evening and on weekends. The Regional Express (RE 8) offers a direct connection to Cologne / Bonn Airport once an hour (journey time from Pulheim approx. 30 minutes).

Connections to the Cologne S-Bahn and light rail network are located outside the Pulheim city area. Some can be reached by bus from Pulheim and / or have park-and-ride facilities , including a .:

  • in the north the S-Bahn station Köln-Worringen (line S 11 to Köln Hbf. and Düsseldorf Hbf. and on to Düsseldorf Airport , line S 6 to Köln Hbf.);
  • in the east the Cologne-Bocklemünd tram stop (lines 3 and 4 to Cologne-Neumarkt and on to Cologne-Deutz / LANXESS arena);
  • in the south the combined S-Bahn and Stadtbahn station Köln-Weiden West (line S 12 to Köln Hbf. and Düren , line S 19 to Köln Hbf. and Kerpen-Horrem , tram line 1 to Cologne-Neumarkt and on to Cologne-Deutz / Fair).


Pulheim belongs to the district court district of Bergheim .

Culture and sights

Theaters and museums

The central venue for cultural events such as theater, cabaret, concerts or readings is the municipal culture and media center with the Dr.-Hans-Köster-Hall and the so-called Small Hall. The premises of the Brauweiler Abbey are also used for these purposes. In addition, the privately operated Walzwerk is the location for cultural offers: the Theater im Walzwerk offers a regular program of events from music, theater and cabaret, and the Kranhalle has been home to the Cologne Chamber Opera since 2014 , with a program of musicals, operettas, drama and children's operas. There are also various artist studios in the rolling mill .

The Stommeln local history museum has been set up in the Stommelner fire station. It emerged from a private local history collection and has been municipal sponsorship since 1993. In addition to exhibits from the village's history, finds from excavations are also on display. In 2008, the Rhineland Regional Council (LVR) opened the Brauweiler Memorial in the abbey with a permanent exhibition on the history of the Brauweiler Laboratory between 1933 and 1945. The Brauweiler Abbey also houses the archive for artists' bequests with a display warehouse and a showroom in which changing Exhibitions are presented.


Brauweiler Abbey

The former Benedictine abbey in Brauweiler is considered the most important architectural monument in the city. It was founded in 1024 by Count Palatine Ezzo and his wife Mathilde . The construction of the former abbey church and today's parish church of St. Nicholas and St. Medardus began in 1136, the construction of the baroque prelature building in 1780. After the secularization in 1802, the abbey buildings were used one after the other. a. as a beggar's and labor institution, during the Nazi era individual buildings were used as concentration camps and prison. Most recently, a state hospital for psychiatry was located on the premises, which was closed in 1978.

In the 1980s, the abbey was extensively renovated and restored. Today it serves as a venue for events and exhibitions and is the seat of the LVR Office for the Preservation of Monuments in the Rhineland as well as the LVR archive advice and training center . Since 2010 the archive for artists' bequests of the Art Fund Foundation has also been located in the abbey.

Parish Church of St. Kosmas and Damian

The Pulheim parish church of St. Kosmas and Damian looks back on around a thousand years of history, during which it was rebuilt and expanded several times. The oldest parts have their origin in a Franconian hall church that was built around the year 1000. The Romanesque tower dates from the 12th / 13th centuries. Century. The church got its present appearance at the beginning of the 1970s, when the neo-Romanesque extension from 1885 was replaced by a modern concrete building. The church has about 600 seats and 1000 standing places.

Stommeln synagogue

The former Stommelner Synagogue , built in 1882, is one of the few Jewish places of worship in Germany that survived the Nazi era unscathed. Many Jews had already left the site in the 1920s, so that the synagogue no longer served its original purpose. From 1937, a farmer used it as a storage room, which prevented it from being destroyed. In the early 1980s, the city restored the dilapidated building and has been using it for cultural events ever since.

Geyener Junkerburg

The Geyener Junkerburg is a former moated castle that once served as a customs yard on the border between the Electorate of Cologne and Jülich . The earliest documented mention comes from the year 1337. The current buildings were built in 1664 after a fire in the previous building.

House Orr

The former manor Haus Orr was built in 1838 as an early example of neo-Gothic secular architecture in the Rhineland. The later Cologne cathedral master builder Ernst Friedrich Zwirner is considered the architect . After the Second World War, the building fell into disrepair and the surrounding landscape park became overgrown. From 2010 the mansion was repaired on a private initiative and is now used as an event location.

Barbara Chapel

The baroque Barbara Chapel in Pulheim was built in 1687 in the shape of an octagon . The Barbarapark is located on the site of the former cemetery, which was laid out around the chapel at the end of the 19th century.

Stommelner windmill

The tower windmill was built between 1860 and 1864 and is the symbol of Stommeln. Several previous buildings in the same place are documented from 1571. The mill was in operation until 1975, most recently to produce animal feed.

Old town hall in Pulheim

The old Pulheim town hall was built in 1925. After the completion of the new town hall in 1983, the city library was housed here until 2006. Today it serves as the “house of clubs” and houses a restaurant.

Green spaces and recreation


Pulheim is part of the intermunicipal Regionale 2010 project RegioGrün , which aims to secure green and open spaces in the Cologne area to the left of the Rhine and develop them as a local recreation area. The aim is to create a connection from the Outer Cologne Green Belt to the Chorbusch, the Ville and the Erftaue by creating five open space corridors in order to develop these natural spaces as the “Third Green Belt”.

As a central sub-project, bike adventure routes were created in all five corridors. In addition, the municipalities were able to apply for funding for other individual projects. In the case of the city of Pulheim, the area of ​​which is the north open space corridor (“Am Alten Rhein”) and a short section of the north-west corridor (“To new energies”), these are primarily the “Nordpark”, the “Stöckheimer Hof recreational area” "And the" Pulheimer Bach water axis ".

North park

North Park Pulheim

The north park Pulheim is under development, after completion about 100 hectares large landscape park, which lies in an arc around the northern settlement edge of the central place. Its design - the result of a competition process - is based on the adjacent agricultural landscape, which is marked out by dirt roads and avenues. The long-term project is designed for a period of 20 to 30 years and should be completed around 2030. The first two construction phases in the north-west of the locality were opened to the public in 2012 and 2014 respectively.

Stöckheimer Hof recreational area

As early as 1980, the city of Cologne and the then municipality of Pulheim founded the “Zweckverband Erholungsgebiet Stöckheimer Hof” to recultivate the lake landscape between Pulheim, Esch, Pesch and Auweiler and to develop it into a recreational area. While this project is already well advanced in the Cologne area, the Pulheimer See (→ waters ) is currently still used for gravel extraction and can therefore only be used for recreational purposes to a very limited extent. The area between the lake and the Große Laache and Orrer Busch nature reserves is already suitable as a hiking destination thanks to the expansion of the path connections.

Pulheimer Bach water axis

Narrative station on the Pulheimer Bach water adventure trail in the Große Laache

Parallel to the renaturation measures on the Pulheimer Bach (→ Waters ), the "Pulheimer Bach Entertainment Association", in cooperation with the Geographical Institute of the University of Cologne, created a water adventure trail that runs close to the course of the brook from its source at Bergheim-Glessen to the infiltration near Pulheim follows. It was inaugurated on May 25, 2012. At three anchor points and 30 narrative stations, interesting facts about the history as well as the ecological reconstruction of the water and its integration into the landscape are conveyed. By making connections tangible on site, the adventure trail is intended to contribute to increasing the environmental awareness of the citizens.

Bicycle and hiking routes, inline tours

Regional bicycle routes that also run through the city of Pulheim are the “North Adventure Route - From Mediapark to Knechtsteden Monastery” and the “Northwest Adventure Route - From Adenauer Weiher to Paffendorf Castle” that emerged from the RegioGrün project. In addition, the Pulheim local branch of the ADFC, together with the city administration, developed the “Pulheimer Heart Tour”, an approx. 47 km long bicycle circuit, in the course of which one passes the sights of all districts.

The "Erlebnispfad Randkanal", created and maintained by the Cologne Rand Canal Association , is designed as a cycling and hiking route. It follows the course of the canal for over 20 kilometers to its confluence with the Rhine and is equipped with information boards at selected locations.

In addition, an approx. 42 km long “inline tour around Pulheim” was developed, which runs largely outside the city area.


Clubs and sports facilities

Over 14,000 people from Pulheim are members of one of the city's numerous sports clubs. The Pulheimer Sport-Club with its 19 departments offers the most extensive range of sports . With over 7,000 members, it is one of the sports clubs with the largest number of members in North Rhine-Westphalia. The Pulheimer SC is based in the sports center in the central town, where the largest concentration of sports facilities in the city is located.

Sports facilities can be found in every larger town, including 12 soccer and 50 tennis courts. At the beginning of 2016, the “Aquarena” was opened in Stommeln at the location of the outdoor pool built in the early 1970s, a combined indoor and outdoor pool with an attached sauna area, which is also available for school and club sports.

Sporting successes of Pulheim clubs:

Sporting events

Regular sporting events of regional and supraregional importance are the Pulheim relay marathon in January (since 2018: GVG winter relay ) and the road bike race around the coat of arms of Pulheim in September, which is organized by the cycling department of Pulheimer SC.

From 2012 to 2018, the Gut Lärchenhof Golf Club near Stommelerbusch hosted the BMW International Open , an international professional golf tournament on the PGA European Tour, four times . Before that, the German Masters (from 2006 Mercedes-Benz Championship ) was held at Gut Lärchenhof from 1998 to 2009 .

In 1978 the team time trial and the women's race of the road cycling world championships took place in and around Brauweiler. Beate Habetz , born in Brauweiler, became world champion.

Regular events

See also: sporting events


In Pulheim the tradition of the Rhenish, especially the Cologne Carnival is maintained. There are numerous carnival clubs in the individual districts that organize meetings , costume festivals, parties and other carnival events during the session . As the highlight of the street carnival, carnival parades take place in Brauweiler, Dansweiler, Stommeln, Geyen / Sinthern, Sinnersdorf and Pulheim between Carnival Saturday and Violet Tuesday .

Festivals and markets

Other traditional events such as shooting festivals , fair fairs , "Tanz in den Mai", setting the maypole , harvest festivals or Advent or Christmas markets are held in individual locations during the year by local associations (often also by carnival associations), village communities or business associations. In addition, there are site-specific annual events such as B. the Stommelner Woche, the Brauweiler weekend or the Lindenplatzfest in Dansweiler.

In the main town, the city's cultural department annually organizes the one-day city festival around the town hall. a. Pulheim clubs and organizations present. Other major events are the “Pulheim Open” street festival as well as the Easter, Wine and Barbarian Market, which are organized by the “Aktionring Pulheim”, the association of local companies, and usually go hand in hand with a Sunday shopping.

Art series and fairs

The city administration organizes two art series, the events of which also attract supraregional attention. As part of the so-called “synagogue project”, since 1991 a renowned artist has usually presented a work specially made for this purpose in or on the former Stommelner synagogue (→ buildings ). For the art series “Stadtbild.Intervention” initiated in 1998, an artist is invited annually to implement a project in public space that temporarily intervenes in the cityscape.

Every year the “KunstTage Rhein-Erft”, organized under the leadership of the Rhein-Erft district, takes place in the Brauweiler Abbey with works from the categories of painting, sculpture, photography and video installations for artists from the region.

A private initiative is the Art'Pu: l, a fair for contemporary art, which has been held annually on the premises of the Pulheim rolling mill since 2011.


Honorary citizen

Honored by the municipality / city of Pulheim (from 1975)

  • 1986, April 18: Bernhard Worms (* 1930), member of the Pulheim council, district administrator of the Erftkreis , member of the North Rhine-Westphalia state and federal parliament
  • 2000, December 20: Ulrich Hollmann (1934–2019), Rector of the Sinnersdorf Primary School, Sinnersdorf township chief and long-time Pulheim councilor
  • 2006, August 18: Hans Umpfenbach (1929–2016), long-time Pulheim council member
  • 2009, October 8th: Karl-August Morisse, longtime municipality and city director and mayor

Honored by the old parishes (before 1975)

  • Heinrich Schauff
  • Franz Päffgen
  • 1964, January 1st: Heinrich Klein (1874–1965), member of the Sinnersdorf community council, chairman of the farmers' association and center party (honorary citizen of the Sinnersdorf community)
  • 1964, January 19: Wilhelmine Jorde (1895–1967), teacher (honorary citizen of the Sinnersdorf community)
  • 1966, July 19: Peter Fendel (1904–1974), Mayor of the community of Sinnersdorf, member of the municipal council and the Pulheim office (honorary citizen of the community of Sinnersdorf)
  • Benedict Pesch
  • Johann Esser
  • Constantine Esser
  • 1974: Jakob Dünwald (1927–2013), City Fire Supervisor of the Stommeln Voluntary Fire Brigade, from 1989 to 1999 Stommelner mayor (honorary citizen of the Stommeln community)
  • Wilhelm "Willi" Mevis (1922–1990), from 1979 to 1988 mayor of the municipality or city of Pulheim (honorary citizen of the municipality of Pulheim)

sons and daughters of the town

  • Jack Schiefer (1898–1980), politician, writer, resistance fighter and prisoner during the Nazi era, first district administrator in 1945 and chief district director in the then Erkelenz district, head of the 'Labor and Social Affairs' department at the European Coal and Steel Community in Luxembourg
  • Klaus Luhmer (1916–2011), Catholic missionary in Japan, survivor of the atomic bomb in Hiroshima and Chancellor of the Catholic Sophia University in Tokyo
  • Karl Esser (1924–2019), botanist and professor at the Ruhr University in Bochum
  • Bernhard Worms (* 1930), District Administrator of the Erftkreis, member of the NRW State Parliament and Bundestag, State Secretary in the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs
  • Hans-Peter Kanters (1942–1991), racing cyclist, multiple German track cycling champion
  • Dieter Dierks (* 1943), music producer, produced the Scorpions, among others
  • Willy Decker (* 1950), opera director
  • Jakob Hansonis (* 1958), musician and film music composer
  • Beate Habetz (* 1961), racing cyclist, world champion in road cycling in 1978
  • Angelina Maccarone (* 1965), film director and screenwriter
  • Florian Wirtz (* 2003), soccer player

Other personalities

The following people were not born in Pulheim, but worked there or have other close connections to the city:

  • Johannes Horion (1876–1933), governor of the former Rhine Province , grew up in Pulheim
  • Franz-Josef Spalthoff (1923–2004), 1974 to 1979 first mayor of the new large municipality of Pulheim, previously mayor of Brauweiler from 1969 to 1974
  • Erich Ribbeck (* 1937), soccer coach, 1998 to 2000 coach of the German national soccer team, lives in Pulheim
  • Alfred Thorwarth (1938–2018), German television editor
  • Ludger Edelkötter (* 1940), composer, music teacher and publisher, lives in Pulheim
  • Hans-Jürgen Kuhl (* 1941), artist, known as a counterfeiter
  • Karin Burmeister (* 1942), local politician (Greens), women activist and holder of the Federal Cross of Merit
  • Wolfgang Göddertz (1944–2016), metal sculptor, lived in Pulheim
  • Peter Werner (* 1949), musician, keyboard player of the Höhner until 2015, lives in Pulheim
  • Jürgen Rüttgers (* 1951), Prime Minister of North Rhine-Westphalia from 2005 to 2010, former Federal Minister, was a council member and first alderman in Pulheim, lives in Pulheim
  • Udo Dirkschneider (* 1952), musician, front singer of the heavy metal bands Accept and UDO , lives in Pulheim
  • Michael Villmow (* 1956), jazz saxophonist, conductor and composer, lives in Pulheim
  • Henning Krautmacher (* 1957), musician, front man of the Cologne group Höhner, lives in Pulheim
  • Ján Kocian (* 1958), soccer player and coach, former Czechoslovak national player, including assistant coach at 1. FC Köln , lives in Pulheim
  • Heike Henkel (* 1964), track and field athlete, Olympic high jump champion in 1992, lives in Pulheim
  • Andrzej Rudy (* 1965), soccer player and coach, former Polish national player, including player and coach at 1. FC Cologne
  • Marcel Wüst (* 1967), former cyclist, lives in Pulheim
  • Stefan Pinnow (* 1968), TV presenter, lives in Pulheim
  • Thorsten Schorn (* 1976), radio and television presenter, grew up in Pulheim
  • Fabrice Ehret (* 1979), French professional footballer, from 2006 to 2011 player at 1. FC Köln, lived in Pulheim at the time
  • Daniela "Damae" Klein , musician, singer of the dance project Fragma from 1998 to 2012
  • Esther Hilsberg (* 1975), opera singer and composer, lives in Pulheim
  • Jan Böhmermann (* 1981), satirist, presenter and producer, lives in Pulheim
  • Thomas Kessler (* 1986), soccer player, goalkeeper of 1. FC Cologne
  • Gerald Ciolek (* 1986), racing cyclist, German road cycling champion in 2005, grew up in Pulheim


  • Gottfried Neuen: Pulheim through the ages ; Pulheim 1966
  • Pulheim contributions to history and local history: Municipality of Pulheim The places and their monuments ; Pulheim 1979
  • City of Pulheim (Ed.): Pulheim - The young city introduces itself , Pulheim 1982, ISBN 3-7927-0664-4
  • Paul Clemen: Die Kunstdenkmäler der Rheinprovinz Vol. 4, Der Landkreis Köln , Düsseldorf 1897, Reprint Düsseldorf 1983, ISBN 3-590-32118-0 (Brauweiler p. 18ff; Freimersdoerf p. 129; Geyen p. 129ff; Pulheim p. 165ff ; Sinthern p. 178ff; Stommerln p. 180ff)
  • Stadt Pulheim (Ed.): Stadt Pulheim - Living, Living, Working , Pulheim 2007, p. 16.

Web links

Commons : Pulheim  - collection of images, videos and audio files

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