Place:Leverkusen, Rheinland, Preußen, Germany

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NameLeverkusen
TypeIndependent City
Coordinates51.033°N 6.983°E
Located inRheinland, Preußen, Germany
Also located inCologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany     (1500 - )
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Leverkusen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany on the eastern bank of the Rhine. To the South, Leverkusen borders the city of Cologne and to the North is the state capital Düsseldorf.

With about 161,000 inhabitants, Leverkusen is one of the state's smaller cities. The city is known for the pharmaceutical company Bayer and its associated sports club TSV Bayer 04 Leverkusen.

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