Get to know Bielefeld

FACTS
AND FIGURES



It's really old-school:
Founded 1214



5.139

hectares of city-owned forest
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With a population of more than

330.000

it is the largest city in the region of Ostwestfalen-Lippe


Coordinates:

52° 2' 16'' N
8° 29' 35'' 0
762 km
of hiking paths within the city zone

Arminia Bielefeld

has risen to the top of the Bundesliga seven times in the association's history, a record it shares with Nuremberg.

Germany's most famous
city of blancmange




hours by train to Hamburg, Berlin or Cologne
This is from Bielefeld

Bielefeld doesn't exist? This urban myth is based on a joke that is well past its sell-by date. Bielefeld doesn't only exist, it is multifaceted: a centre of industry, a renowned research centre, a paradise for mountain biking and hiking, with fascinating historic roots in linen weaving.