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Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (51.26402 7.17804)

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Name: Wuppertal topographic map, elevation, relief.
Coordinates: 51.16580 7.01407 51.31806 7.31343
Minimum elevation: 74 m
Maximum elevation: 387 m
Average elevation: 231 m


Uniquely for Germany, it is a "linear city", owing to the steep hillsides along the river Wupper. Its highest hill is the Lichtscheid, which is 351 metres above sea level. The dominant urban centres Elberfeld (historic commercial centre) and Barmen (more industrial) have formed a continuous urbanized area since 1850. During the succeeding decades, "Wupper-Town" became the dominant industrial agglomeration of northwestern Germany. During the 20th century, this conurbation had been surpassed by Cologne, Düsseldorf and the Ruhr area, all with a more favourable topography.

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Wuppertal, Regierungsbezirk Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, 42285, Germany (51.26402 7.17804)

Coordinates: 51.10402 7.01804 51.42402 7.33804 - Minimum elevation: 30 m - Maximum elevation: 480 m - Average elevation: 183 m