Get to know Bielefeld
hectares of city-owned forest
With a population of more than
it is the largest city in the region of Ostwestfalen-Lippe
52° 2' 16'' N
8° 29' 35'' 0
has risen to the top of the Bundesliga seven times in the association's history, a record it shares with Nuremberg.
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.