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The City of Krefeld in Germany (in German it’s Krefeld): brief information about the city, postal codes(ZIPs), phone, area, dialling code, international prefix, local time, population

§ Krefeld: brief information about the city

The City of Krefeld, in German Krefeld, with a population size of about 227'000 people is one of the largest cities of Germany, covering an area of 137 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 1'645 people per 1 km2. The city is part of the metropolitan region: Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan region, with a population size of 10.7 million people. Read more at all metropolitan areas and metropolitan cities of Germany.

§ Krefeld population, population density

The table below contains the population statistics for the City of Krefeld versus the mean value per 1 city in Germany. This gives an idea of the city size and its population.

Feature Value Mean value per 1 city in Germany
Population size, people 226'699 29'416
Number of men, people 110'467 14'446
Number of women, people 116'232 14'970
City area, km2 137 71
Population density, people per 1 km2 1'645 413

§ Krefeld local time

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

Postal code(s) of the City of Krefeld

The major postal code in the City of Krefeld is 47803 (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: 47798, 47799, 47800, 47802, 47804, 47805, 47807, 47809, 47829, 47839.


§ City of Krefeld on the map

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

For telephone calls to the City of Krefeld, use its telephone code 2151. For calls around Germany, dial “0” (to access the DLD, domestic long-distance line) prior to the city code, that is 0 2151, 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 2151 and the subscriber's phone number, for example: 00 49 2151 1234123.


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