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The City of Bielefeld in Germany (in German it’s Bielefeld)

Brief information about the city, postal codes(ZIPs), phone, area, dialling code, international prefix, local time, population as of 2023.

§ Bielefeld: brief information about the city

The City of Bielefeld, in German Bielefeld, with a population size of about 339'000 people is one of the largest cities of Germany, covering an area of 259 km2, the city is located in the western part of Germany in the federated state of North Rhine-Westphalia (The capital of the federated state is the City of Дюссельдорф). The population density of the city is 1'307 people per 1 km2.

§ Bielefeld population, population density

The table below contains the population statistics for the City of Bielefeld versus the mean value per 1 city in Germany. This gives an idea of the city size and its population. Population data is sourced from the Federal Statistical Office of Germany.

The population of the city of Bielefeld in 2023.

Feature Value Mean value per 1 city in Germany
Population size, people 338'332 30'101
Number of men, people 163'149 14'771
Number of women, people 175'183 15'330
City area, km2 259 73
Population density, people per 1 km2 1'307 411

§ Bielefeld local time

The City of Bielefeld, like all other cities in Germany, has a single time zone, so the exact local time in the City of Bielefeld is the same as in all the cities of Germany:

Postal code(s) of the City of Bielefeld

The major postal code in the City of Bielefeld is 33602 (it consists of 5 digits, like all postal codes in Germany).

However, the following postal codes also apply to the city, depending on the city part: 33604, 33605, 33607, 33609, 33611, 33613, 33615, 33617, 33619, 33647, 33649, 33659, 33689, 33699, 33719, 33729, 33739.


§ City of Bielefeld on the map

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§ City of Bielefeld phone code (or area, dialling code, international prefix)

For telephone calls to the City of Bielefeld, use its telephone code 521. For calls around Germany, dial “0” (to access the DLD, domestic long-distance line) prior to the city code, that is 0 521, and then dial the subscriber's phone number. For calls from other countries, first dial the international access code (which, for example, in UK is: “00”, two zeros), then the code of Germany 49, then the city code 521 and the subscriber's phone number, for example: 00 49 521 1234123.



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