^Yum your aspect is interesting i think you mean only the ruhr area (ruhrgebiet) with 5,8 million in. i think a lot of the industry there are went to south africa and china , and the old "zechen" are turned in to green parcs and culture .... . but the rhein ruhr is not only ruhr area ! there are cities like Cologne with his beautiful Altmarkt , düsseldorf with the famous "kö" and the ex political capital bonn .garpie said:(former?) Industrial Area
lots and lots and lots of grey apartments and people... and did I mention grey apartmentsKlas said:for me the rhen ruhr is one of the biggest agglomerations worldwide and the biggest in germany imo ! it has 12 million inhabitans ,including wesel hamm Dortmund , Essen , Duisburg Krefeld ,mönchengladbach ,Wuppertal and bonn ! what you think about this area ... ?
:toilet:Kuesel said:Smokestacks, factory slaves, air and water pollution, grey faceless cities - from a historical point of view.
Nowadays: Nice modern architecture in Düsseldorf, Wuppertal Monorail, industrial parks, although still ecomonically weak and culturally dead big cities (apart maybe from the mentioned DD or Bochum).