Dusseldorf is a metropolitan area in Germany
Inhabitants: 1,320,000 (World Rank 351)
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Düsseldorf (IPA: [ˈdʏsəldɔɐf]) is the capital city of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is an economic centre of Germany. The city is situated on the River Rhine and also has a high population density - the Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan area has over 10 million inhabitants alone. The city is renowned for its many events and also for its fashion and trade fairs. Every July more than 4.5 million people visit the Große Düsseldorfer Kirmes fair.