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A city of west-central Germany on the Rhine River north-northwest of Cologne. Chartered in 1288, it has been a leading industrial center since the 1870s.
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Düsseldorf(ˈdʊsəlˌdɔːf; German ˈdysəldɔrf)
(Placename) an industrial city in W Germany, capital of North Rhine-Westphalia, on the Rhine: commercial centre of the Rhine-Ruhr industrial area. Pop: 572 511 (2003 est)
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the capital of North Rhine–Westphalia, in W Germany, on the Rhine. 586,000.
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