North Rhine-Westphalia


North Rhine-Westphalia is the state with the most inhabitants. Economically it is of great importance because of the highly industrialized Ruhr region. The most important river is the Rhine, where the Ruhr and Lippe, among others, flow into.

Kaiser Wilhelm Denkmal

Kaiser Wilhelm Denkmal


On top of a mountain near Porta Westfalica a monument has been erected in memory of the head of state who realized German Unification, namely Kaiser Wilhelm I. Together with the equally well-known Chancellor Otto von Bismarck, he led Prussia via the German and North German Confederation in 1871. transformed the German Empire. This semi-constitutional monarchy existed until 1918.

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