Cologne Chorweiler (urban district)
Chorweiler is an urban district of the city Cologne. It covers the twelve quarters flower mountain, Chorweiler, Esch/Auweiler, Fühlingen, Heimersdorf, Lindweiler, Merkenich, Pesch, Roggendorf/Thenhoven, sea-mountain, Volkhoven/Weiler, Worringen. Within the borders of the urban district live over 83 Tsd. Inhabitant on a surface of 67,17 km ².
Already under Konrad Adenauer as mayors one spoke 1922 of the land reserve in the north and gemeindete the Bürgermeisterei Worringen, to which the largest part of the today'sUrban district belonged, into the city Cologne in. By the regional reorganization in the year 1975 were added still Esch, Auweiler and Pesch. The urban district consists of both village structures, as for example Weiler, Volkhoven, Fühlingen or Esch, in addition, of satellite settlements like the dominating Chorweiler, into that60's developed quarter sea-mountain or the quarters Pesch, Lindweiler or Heimersdorf removed into the 1960er-70er years.
By the peripheral location - Chorweiler lies 13 kilometers far away from Cologne city centres - the urban district is surrounded in the north and the west by areas of arable land and forest and the Rhine meadows,which the district east limit.
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the traffic connection is predominantly aligned to Cologne city centres, although a large part of the inhabitants Worringens and Roggendorf/Thenhovenin the neighbouring Dormagen works.
the district the federal highway 9 and the parallel running motorway A 57 cross traffic in south north direction. The latter has two connection points in the district: Chorweiler - for the quarters Chorweiler, flower mountain, Heimersdorf, Esch, Pesch, Auweiler - and Worringen- for the quarters Worringen and Roggendorf/Thenhoven. At the southern edge of the district runs A 1 as northern part Cologne motorway circuit. The connection point Fühlingen opens the quarters Fühlingen, Merkenich and partially. Sea-mountain and Chorweiler. The quarters sea-mountain, Heimersdorf and Chorweiler are to this supraregionalRoad system with vierspurigen feeder roads attached.
In east west to direction only highways with different developing and exist. For the crossing of the Rhine those serves motorway bridge, also by pedestrians and cyclists to be notice NIC ago used can and the Rhine ferry the Langel hit village.
Cologne metropolitan railway nets affectsin the district only the quarters Merkenich, Heimersdorf and Chorweiler. The connection after Chorweiler over Heimersdorf was built at the beginning of the 1970er years as underground distance. Far direction city centre the line 15 operates partially however as normal streetcar, before it disappears in Nippes in the tunnel.
ThatBuild for a further metropolitan railway distance after Pesch and Esch for a long time one discusses, however it will in the foreseeable future not take place because of the bad financial situation from city and country.
The railroad line of Cologne crosses the district after Krefeld over Neuss. It points however in the districtno more critical points or stations up. However for the development of the satelite town Chorweiler was established by this branching in the 1970er and 1980er years a rapid-transit railway distance. Here the rapid-transit railway line S 11 (mountain operates. Gladbach - Cologne Hbf. - Dormagen - Neuss - Duesseldorf), which alsoThe quarters Heimersdorf, Volkhoven, Chorweiler, flower mountain, Worringen and Roggendorf/Thenhoven for 5 critical points opens.
All further quarters can be attained in the public suburban traffic only with penalties. But Chorweiler a generous bus station is at the combined rapid-transit railway/metropolitan railway stop.
leisure and recreation facilities
supraregional well-knownthe Fühlinger lake is, a sea-plate from several former gravel pits. Here is the Cologne Regattabahn; the large water and green areas invite to walks. Also for Inliner the bank ways are a popular run area. On warm summer days several ten thousand humans store on the meadows.
Similarly, only smaller, is the sea-plate between Pesch and Esch.
North the Leverkusener motorway bridge becomes the Rhine bank quite idyllisch. Tourist cafes in Kassel mountain, Rhine Kassel and Langel offer goals for walks or Radtouren.
South of Worringen the Wäldchen of the Worringer of break lies: An old Rhine arm, thatis still quite swampy.
Northwest Worringens is the choir shrubs: An expanded forest area, which extends to far on Dormagener area.
Likewise far beyond Cologne is been the leisure time swimming pool admits Aqualand, between Chorweiler and the Fühlinger lake because of B 9.
- “determination service Chorweiler”, novel by Kay Löffler, Klaus Bielefeld publishing house,