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Schwanentor Bridge
Schwanentor Bridge
Coat of arms of Duisburg
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Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Düsseldorf
District Urban district
City subdivisions 7 boroughs, 46 suburbs
Lord Mayor Adolf Sauerland (CDU)
Governing parties CDUGreens
Basic statistics
Area 232.82 km2 (89.89 sq mi)
Elevation 31 m  (102 ft)
Population  499,111  (31 December 2006)[1]
 - Density 2,144 /km2 (5,552 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate DU
Postal codes 47001–47279
Area code 0203

Duisburg (German: [ˈdyːsbʊʁk] ( listen); Westphalian: Duisborg, Ripuarian: Duisburch, Low Franconian: Duusbörg) is a German city in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is where the Rhine and the Ruhr rivers meet. About 500,000 people live in Duisburg.