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Get to know Bielefeld


It's really old-school:
Founded 1214


hectares of city-owned forest
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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
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
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.

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