Leverkusen is situated in western Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia, close to Cologne. It was established on 1 st April, 1930 as a union of Schlebusch, Steinbüchel, Rheindorf and Wiesdorf. Leverkusen has a great deal to offer to visitors. They can not only visit numerous cultural and recreational facilities but also admire many historical buildings (Morsbroich Museum).
Area: 78.85 sq km
Population: 161 931
The partnership agreement was signed on 18 th March, 2002 in Leverkusen.
Photograph: On the left: Paul Hebbel - mayor of Leverkusen; Adam Hajduk - mayor of Raciborz (2001-2002).
The fields of cooperation are:
- municipal policy,
- sport, tourism, culture and religion,
- economic, scientific and technology development,
- relationships between schoolchildren and youth.