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Müngstener Brücke
Müngstener Brücke
Coat of arms of Solingen
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Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Düsseldorf
District Urban district
Lord Mayor Franz Haug (CDU)
Basic statistics
Area 89.45 km2 (34.54 sq mi)
Elevation 53-276 m
Population  163,263  (30 June 2006)[1]
 - Density 1,825 /km2 (4,727 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate SG
Postal codes 42601-42719
Area code 0212

Solingen is a city in Germany, in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is near Düsseldorf and Wuppertal.

Solingen has about 165,000 inhabitants.

In 1993, five Turks were killed in an arson attack.