Porz am Rhein

Porz am Rhein

(pôrts äm rīn), city, North Rhine–Westphalia, W Germany, on the Rhine River; chartered 1951. Manufactures of this industrial city include glass and agricultural machinery.
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Porz Am Rhein

 

a city in the Federal Republic of Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia, on the Rhine River; a former suburb of Cologne. Population, 81,000 (1973). Porz has glass-and-ceramics and electrical-engineering industries. It also has enterprises that manufacture motors and chassis and that serve the aerospace industry. An experimental aeronautics and space exploration research center is in the city, as is the Institute of Theatrical Art of the University of Cologne.

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