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Coat of arms of Dortmund
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Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Arnsberg
District Urban district
Lord Mayor Ullrich Sierau (SPD)
Basic statistics
Area 280.4 km2 (108.3 sq mi)
Elevation 152 m  (499 ft)
Population 585,045  (1 December 2006)
 - Density 2,086 /km2 (5,404 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate DO
Postal codes 44001-44388
Area codes 0231, 02304

Dortmund is a German city in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is part of the Arnsberg Government Region

Dortmund has about 590,000 inhabitants and is in the Ruhr Area. There is a university in Dortmund. The biggest soccer club is Borussia Dortmund.