Hilden

Infobox German Location
Art = Stadt
Wappen = Wappen-Hilden.jpg
lat_deg = 51 |lat_min = 10 |lat_sec = 17
lon_deg = 6 |lon_min = 56 |lon_sec = 22
Lageplan =
Bundesland = Nordrhein-Westfalen
Landkreis = Mettmann
Höhe = 50
Fläche = 25.96
Einwohner = 56524
Stand = 2004-12-31
PLZ = 40721,40723,40724
Vorwahl = 0 2103
Kfz = ME
Gemeindeschlüssel = 05 1 58 016
Gliederung =
Adresse = Am Rathaus 1,
40721 Hilden
Website = [http://www.hilden.de/ www.hilden.de]
Bürgermeister = Günter Scheib
Partei = SPD

Hilden is a city in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is situated in the District of Mettmann, 10 km west of Solingen and 15 km east of Düsseldorf on the right side of the Rhine.

Hilden has been twinned with Warrington, UK since 1968 as well as with Nové Město nad Metují (near Náchod) in the Czech Republic.

The current Mayor is Günter Scheib and Hans J. Kurowsky is responsible for economic development.

Geography

With approx. 57,000 inhabitants, Hilden is the fourth largest city in the District of Mettmann. In contrast to the surrounding cities, it has no suburban districts or incorporated villages. Hilden has a compact urbanized city centre and borders some smaller woods.

Economics

Transportation

Hilden is accessible by the nearby intersecting freeways A3, A59 and A46 as well as Line 7 of the regional S-Bahn which connects Solingen-Ohligs and Düsseldorf International Airport.

Businesses

Hilden sports a healthy industry; main companies include the German headquarters of 3M and Qiagen, as well as many other businesses and enterprises from the technology and logistics sector.

Festivities

* annual "Hildener Jazztage" (Hilden jazz days)
* Burn-a-witch weekend December 25 - January 1, 2006

External links

*http://www.wilhelm-fabry-museum.de/ - presentation of the 1000-year history of Hilden as well as the founder of the scientific surgery in 1560 Wilhelm Fabry
*http://www.musketiere.org de icon - local carnival club
*http://www.muthilden.de de icon - initiative for civic responsibility
*http://www.asp-hilden.de de icon - adventure playground


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