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: 01:13 AM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Europe/Berlin
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:38 am and 7:00 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Germany.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Germany. Last Update: 2023-10-04 08:04:33
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 01:13 AM (Thursday). 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.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 17°C / 62 °F
|Morning Temperature||12°C / 53 °F|
|Evening Temperature||16°C / 61 °F|
|Night Temperature||13°C / 55 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1026 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 57% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Thursday, 5th of October 2023
16°C (61 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.
Friday, 6th of October 2023
15°C (59 °F)
15°C (60 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.
Saturday, 7th of October 2023
22°C (71 °F)
16°C (62 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.
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
Demonstrationen in Berlin vor dem Berliner Amtssitz von Bundespräsident Joachim Gauck, sowie in Hamburg, Bochum und Heidelberg am 13.12.2014 Eine kurze Zusammenfassung der Demo in ...
Studiovorstellung PLZ (P.I.T.-Leistungs-Zentrum) Bochum
Heute stelle ich euch mein Studio, das PLZ (P.I.T.-Leistungs-Zentrum) Bochum, vor! Was Anfang 2012 mit dem Sammeln der ersten Maschinen, Hanteln und Gewichte begann, dann Mitte 2012 als rein.
Mercure Hotel Bochum City
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Montreal (Live @ Bochum Total 2014)
Testweise mit Beschriftung im Video. Lasst mcih wissen, ob ihr mit oder ohen gut finde. Ich berücksichtige dies im nächsten Video =) Setlist: 00:00 Intro etc. ;) 02:18 U2 05:00 Wie kann...
(16.03.2013) VfL Bochum - Eintracht Braunschweig
2. Bundesliga 12/13 - 26. Spieltag Zuschauer: 12.371 Ergebnis: 0:1.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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