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    Cologne / Dom / Mediatower / Zeppelin

    A city in northwestern Germany on the Rhine River

    From Latin Colonia Agrippina, Agrippine Colony, a settlement founded by Agrippina, the mother of Roman Emperor Nero; from Latin colonus, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kwel.

    Cologne's airport code is CGN.

    Cologne is also home to Evoke, the Soma Festival, Summerjam and Open Chaos

    Cologne at night, 18.Sept 2005

    We also have a gallery of streetart in Cologne.

    Travel Info[edit]

    Area

       405 sq km
       156 sq miles
    

    Population

       965,300
    

    Time Zone

       GMT/UTC +1 ()
    

    Languages

       German (official)
    

    Currency

       Euro (Euro)
    

    LonelyPlanet says: "A city so good you'll want to dab it behind your ears."

    Links[edit]

    Cologne at night, 08.Dec 2005
    Cologne at night, 31.Dec 2005
    Kölner Dom
    Kölner Dom 06.05.06
    Sonnenuntergang am Rhein

    Usage as a name for perfume / 4711[edit]

    For the usage as perfume see:

    Eau de Cologne (French for "water of Cologne", Kölnisch Wasser in German) is a type of light perfume that originated in Cologne, Germany and is defined by its typical concentration of about 2-3% essential oils. Today only used by old ladies and Japanese tourists as souvenir from Cologne ;-)

    Map[edit]

    <googlemap width="400" height="400" lat="50.95" lon="6.9666" zoom="12" controls="large" type="hybrid"> </googlemap>

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