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Coordinates: 50°44′08″N 07°00′33″E / 50.73556°N 7.00917°E / 50.73556; 7.00917Coordinates: 50°44′08″N 07°00′33″E / 50.73556°N 7.00917°E / 50.73556; 7.00917
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Köln
District Rhein-Sieg-Kreis
  Mayor Rolf Schumacher (CDU)
  Total 34.73 km2 (13.41 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
  Total 23,435
  Density 670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 53347
Dialling codes 02222, 0228
Vehicle registration SU

Alfter is a municipality in the Rhein-Sieg district, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated approximately 6 km west of Bonn.


The community of Alfter lies west of former capital of Bonn, on the southern ridge of the "Vorgebirge". It borders on the city of Bornheim to the north, Bonn to the east, the cities of Meckenheim and Rheinbach to the south and the community of Swisttal to the west. Alfter consists of a total area of 35 km², of which 18 km² is used for agricultural purposes and 8 km² is forest.


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