in Regierungsbezirk Arnsberg of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
- Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen (Unesco heritage, 7 mi)
- Cologne Cathedral (Unesco heritage, 39 mi)
- Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust at Brühl (Unesco heritage, 47 mi)
- Aachen Cathedral (Unesco heritage, 69 mi)
- Upper Middle Rhine Valley (Unesco heritage, 93 mi)
- Schokland and Surroundings (Unesco heritage, 101 mi)
- Ir.D.F. Woudagemaal (D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station) (Unesco heritage, 115 mi)
- Messel Pit Fossil Site (Unesco heritage, 127 mi)
- Town Hall and Roland on the Marketplace of Bremen (Unesco heritage, 129 mi)
- Schloss Beck (amusement park, (14 mi)
- Fernsehturm Dortmund ( Florianturm) (observation point, (11 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 51.482 and 7.216 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 51° 28' 53" and E 7° 12' 59"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Euro - EUR
- Spoken languages:
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 02:21 PM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Europe/Berlin
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:31 am and 8:35 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Delve into Bochum
Bochum in Regierungsbezirk Arnsberg (North Rhine-Westphalia) with it's 385,729 habitants is located in Germany about 273 mi (or 439 km) west of Berlin, the country's capital town.
Current time in Bochum is now 02:21 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Europe / Berlin with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Bochum, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in Germany is Essen Mulheim Airport in a distance of 13 mi (or 21 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Germany is Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen in a distance of 7 mi (or 12 km), West. We encountered 2 points of interest near this location. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Herne, Gelsenkirchen, Recklinghausen, Essen and Schwelm. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 85 °F
|Morning Temperature||20°C / 68 °F|
|Evening Temperature||27°C / 81 °F|
|Night Temperature||22°C / 71 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1020.4 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from West|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Sunday, 25th of August 2019
31°C (88 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.
Monday, 26th of August 2019
31°C (88 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Sky is clear, clear sky.
Tuesday, 27th of August 2019
33°C (91 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Courtyard Bochum Stadtpark
ACHAT Premium Dortmund/Bochum
Mercure Bochum City
H+ Hotel Bochum
Renaissance Bochum Hotel
Wald & Golfhotel Lottental
Videos from this area
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Friedenswinter 2014/2015 Demo Bochum 13.12.2014
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Studiovorstellung PLZ (P.I.T.-Leistungs-Zentrum) Bochum
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Mercure Hotel Bochum City
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Montreal (Live @ Bochum Total 2014)
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(16.03.2013) VfL Bochum - Eintracht Braunschweig
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Attractions and noteworthy things
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Ruhr University Bochum
Ruhr University Bochum (German Ruhr-Universität Bochum, RUB), located on the southern hills of central Ruhr area Bochum, was founded in 1962 as the first new public university in Germany since World War II. Instruction began in 1965. The Ruhr-University Bochum is one of the largest universities in Germany and part of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, the most important German research funding organization.
Riemke is a major district of the city of Bochum, Ruhr area, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Riemke borders to the city of Herne. The other districts of Bochum, Riemke borders to are Bergen-Hiltrop, Grumme and Hofstede. Riemke useed known for the large Nokia works, that was expanded in recent years. Riemke was mentioned for the first time as "Rymbecke" in the 9th century. A market square is situated in the center of Riemke. Riemke has the highest point of Bochum, the Tippelsberg.
Hordel is a borough of the city of Bochum in the Ruhr area in North Rhine-Westphalia. It is situated in the North West of Bochum. It borders to Röhlinghausen, which now is a borough of Herne. The last mine of Bochum, Zeche Hannover was in Hordel. In Hordel there are several former mine railways.
Altenbochum is a statistical area and a district of the city of Bochum in the Ruhr area in North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany. Altenbochum is East of the central business district. Altenbochum lies between Gleisdreieck and Laer. Altenbochum is connected to Gelsenkirchen by tram.
Grumme is a quarter of the Westphalian city of Bochum in Germany. It is north of the city centre. Grumme has a tram line running from Gerthe to Hattingen. Grumme is world famous because of the Starlight Express. The Starlight Express is the most-viewed musical in the world. It is famous for its parks and avenues, the German Mining Museum, many hospitals and old buildings. It is one of the wealthiest parts of the Ruhr Area. Grumme houses the largest stadium in Bochum, the Ruhrstadion.
Hamme is a part of the city of Bochum in the Ruhr area in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Up to the 19th century Westphalian was spoken here. Bochum-Hamme is a district in the working-class north of Bochum. So it is the part of Bochum with the highest Grade of poor families. Bochum-Hamme includes Goldhamme, the south of which borders onto the former town of Wattenscheid. Hamme houses a large Turkish minority.
Laer is a district of the city of Bochum in the Ruhr area in North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany. Laer is to the east of Altenbochum and the central business district. Laer has the largest General Motors factory in Germany.
Ruhrstadion (also known as rewirpowerSTADION due to a sponsorship deal) is a football stadium in Bochum, Germany. It is the home ground for the VfL Bochum and has a capacity of 29.448.
The Bochum-Gelsenkirchener Straßenbahnen AG (abbreviated BOGESTRA, German for Bochum - Gelsenkirchen Tramways Corporation) is a public transport operator in the Ruhr area, most notably in the cities of Bochum, Gelsenkirchen and Herne, and is integrated in the Rhine-Ruhr Stadtbahn network.
Stiepel Priory is a Cistercian monastery in Stiepel in Bochum, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It was founded in 1988 at the instigation of Franz Hengsbach, first Bishop of the Diocese of the Ruhr. It is a dependent house of Heiligenkreuz Abbey in Austria. The priory church is also a place of pilgrimage to the Blessed Virgin Mary, which is taken care of by the monks and the local parish. 40x40px Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Stiepeler Dorfkirche
The Hildegardis-Schule is a 150-year old secondary school in the city of Bochum, Germany.
The GLS Bank (full name GLS Gemeinschaftsbank eG) is a German ethical bank that was founded in 1974 as an anthroposophical initiative. It was the first bank in Germany that operated with an ethical philosophy. According to GLS Bank, its focus is on cultural, social and ecological initiatives, initiated by people, and not anonymous interests seeking capital or maximum profit. The name stands for Gemeinschaftsbank für Leihen und Schenken which translates as Community bank for loans and gifts.
Bochum Central Station
Bochum Central Station (Bochum Hauptbahnhof) is a railway station for the city of Bochum in western Germany. In its current incarnation, it was built from 1955 to 1957 and is one of the most notable 1950s railway stations in Germany. The station underwent extensive remodeling and modernisation from 2004 to 2006 and was officially reopened on 29 May 2006.
Graf-Engelbert School is an urban high school for boys and girls in Bochum, Germany. Near the center of the city and the tree-lined Königsallee, it is located on Else-Hirsch-Straße. Else Hirsch was a teacher in Bochum during the Third Reich and organized ten children's transports, saving many lives, though she herself perished in the Holocaust. Graf-Engelbert School is only a few hundred meters from the Schiller School (also a high school).
Berufsgenossenschaftliches Universitätsklinikum Bergmannsheil
The Berufsgenossenschaftliches Universitätsklinikum Bergmannsheil, full German name "Berufsgenossenschaftliches Universitätsklinikum Bergmannsheil GmbH", also referred to as "Bergmannsheil", formerly known as "Bergbau-Berufsgenossenschaftliche Krankenanstalten Bergmannsheil", is a large teaching hospital in Bochum. It is a hospital of the Ruhr-University Bochum and part of the University Hospitals of the Ruhr-University of Bochum.
Gymnasium am Ostring
The Gymnasium am Ostring was the oldest gymnasium in Bochum. It was founded in 1860 and closed after the 2009-2010 school year. The school was located in downtown Bochum, near the main train station. In the 2005-2006 school year, there were 786 students and 55 teachers. In the early 80s, the school had over 1,000 students. The peak enrollment was 1,310 in the 1980-1981 school year. In humanities tradition, the school offered Latin, ancient Greek, and Hebrew.
Bochum Observatory, often known in Bochum as Cape Kaminski is a research institute in Bochum, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. The institution came into being through a private initiative. Its main areas of interest are in Radio Astronomy and Environmental Research.
Albert-Einstein-Schule was a Gymnasium for boys and girls from grades 5-13 in Bochum, Germany. It had about 900 students. Just south of downtown Bochum, the school was in the Wiemelhausen section of town and shared a campus with the Hans Böckler Realschule. The school had an emphasis in natural science and English. It had a bilingual program, where some classes were taught in English, rather than German. Albert-Einstein-Schule was certified as a European School in February 2008.
The Schauspielhaus Bochum is one of the largest and most notable theatres in Germany. It is located in the city of Bochum.
Herne station was opened in the inner city of Herne in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia in 1847 together with the Cologne-Minden trunk line. It was located between the village of Herne, which had about 1,000 inhabitants, and the moated castle of Schloss Strünkede and was south of the current station on Von-der-Heydt-Strasse. It soon had a connection to the more southerly city of Bochum, which until 14 years later did not have its own station.
|} The Essen-Ruhr-Bochum-Langendreer railway is a railway line in the Ruhr region of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Part of it is now disused.
Bochum-Ehrenfeld station is a station in the district of Ehrenfeld of the city of Bochum in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. It is on the Witten/Dortmund–Oberhausen/Duisburg railway and it is classified by Deutsche Bahn as a category 5 station. The station was opened on 25 September 1977. The station is served by line S 1 of the Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn, running between Dortmund and Solingen every 20 minutes during the day.
Prinz-Regent-Theater is a theatre in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Rottstraße 5 Theater
Rottstraße 5 Theater is a theatre in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
German Mining Museum
The German Mining Museum in Bochum (German: Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum) or DBM is one of the most visited museums in Germany with around 400,000 visitors per year. It is one of the most important mining museums in the world and a renowned research establishment for mining history. Above-ground exhibitions and a faithfully reconstructed show mine below the museum terrain give visitors insights into the world of mining.
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