Bornheim (Rheinland)

For other uses, see Bornheim (disambiguation).

Church in Bornheim

Coat of arms

Coordinates: 50°45′33″N 7°0′18″E / 50.75917°N 7.00500°E / 50.75917; 7.00500Coordinates: 50°45′33″N 7°0′18″E / 50.75917°N 7.00500°E / 50.75917; 7.00500
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Köln
District Rhein-Sieg-Kreis
  Mayor Wolfgang Henseler (SPD)
  Total 82.72 km2 (31.94 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
  Total 47,636
  Density 580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 53332
Dialling codes 02222, 02227, 02236 (Widdig)
Vehicle registration SU

Bornheim (Colognian: Bonnem) is a town in the Rhein-Sieg district, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated on the West bank of the Rhine, approx. 10 km north-west of Bonn, 20 km south of Cologne.

The town borders on Bonn to the south, the towns of Alfter and Swisttal to the southwest, the town of Weilerswist to the west, the towns of Brühl and Wesseling to the north, as well as the Rhine-bordering town of Niederkassel in the east.

Bornheim is divided up into 14 districts: Bornheim, Brenig, Dersdorf, Hemmerich, Hersel, Kardorf, Merten, Rösberg, Roisdorf, Sechtem, Uedorf, Walberberg, Waldorf and Widdig.

Bornheim has a strong agricultural industry and is famous for its white asparagus.


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