• Bielefeld

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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
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.