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German location
StateNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. regionDüsseldorf
DistrictRhein-Kreis Neuss
BrgermeisterHerbert Napp
Basic statistics
Area (km2)99.48
Elevation (m)30 - 67
Other information
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plateNE
Postal code41460-41472
Area code02131, 02137 (Norf), 02182

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Neuss (-deˈnɔʏs; spelled Neuß until 1968; Limburgish: Nüss) is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located on the west bank of the Rhine opposite Düsseldorf. Neuss is the largest city within the Rhein-Kreis Neuss district and owes its prosperity to its location at the crossing of historic and modern trade routes. It is primarily known for its historic Roman sites, as well as the annual Neusser Bürger-Schützenfest. In 1984 Neuss celebrated 2000 years since its foundation. It therefore holds the title of "Germany's oldest city" alongside the city of Trier.

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