Düsseldorf [ˈdʏsl̩ˌdɔɐ̯f] is the capital city of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia and centre of the Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan region. Düsseldorf is an international business and financial centre and renowned for its fashion and trade fairs. Located centrally within the European Megalopolis, the city is headquarter to five Fortune Global 500 and several DAX companies. Messe Düsseldorf organizes nearly one fifth of all world‘s premier trade shows. Culturally, Düsseldorf is known for its academy of fine arts , its pioneering influence on electronic music and its large Japanese...
|Founded:||August 14, 1288|
|Area:||83.8 sq. mi.|
|Also known as:||Dusseldorf, Duesseldorf, Dusseldorf|