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

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

§ Wuppertal: brief information about the city

The City of Wuppertal, in German Wuppertal, with a population size of about 359'000 people is one of the largest cities of Germany, covering an area of 168 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 2'131 people per 1 km2. The city is part of the metropolitan region: Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan region, with a population size of 13.8 million people. Read more at all metropolitan areas and metropolitan cities of Germany.

§ Wuppertal population, population density

The table below contains the population statistics for the City of Wuppertal 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 Wuppertal in 2023.

Feature Value Mean value per 1 city in Germany
Population size, people 358'876 30'101
Number of men, people 175'788 14'771
Number of women, people 183'088 15'330
City area, km2 168 73
Population density, people per 1 km2 2'131 411

§ Wuppertal local time

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

Postal code(s) of the City of Wuppertal

The major postal code in the City of Wuppertal is 42275 (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: 42103, 42105, 42107, 42109, 42111, 42113, 42115, 42117, 42119, 42277, 42279, 42281, 42283, 42285, 42287, 42289, 42327, 42329, 42349, 42369, 42389, 42399.


§ City of Wuppertal on the map

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

For telephone calls to the City of Wuppertal, use its telephone code 202. For calls around Germany, dial “0” (to access the DLD, domestic long-distance line) prior to the city code, that is 0 202, 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 202 and the subscriber's phone number, for example: 00 49 202 1234123.



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