Year 50 AD Cologne received the right to call itself a city and is therefore famous for its over 2000 year long history. However, the city is also known for its ”Karneval” with more than two million visitors, and Cologne Pride, with more than one million visitors. A large gay scene and a rich culture can be found In Cologne. The radio, TV and music industry has made the city by river Rhine to an important media hub. Cologne might be old, but it attracts the young and dynamic that make it their home.
Inhabitants:992000 Area:405 square kilometres Area code:0221