City profile

Krefeld is a city in north Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located southwest of the Ruhr area, just a few kilometres west of the Rhine. It has a population of approx 240,000.

Krefeld is known as the Town of Silk and Velvet, as these are the fabrics that left their marks on the history of the town. From the former silk and velvet weaving mills emerged a textile industry which turned Krefeld into the modern, bustling town it is today.


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