Krefeld is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located northwest of Düsseldorf, its centre lying just a few kilometres to the west of the River Rhine. Krefeld is known for its velvet and silk industry which has evolved since the 17th century. It also a popular location for companies from the chemical, engineering, food and beverage, medical and information technology.
Things to See & Do
* Castle of Linn
* Botanischer Garten Krefeld – municipal botanical garden
* Lange and Esters Houses
* Krefeld Zoo
Cruise Season – March to Dec
Currency – Euro (€) (EUR)
Language – German
Land Area – 137km²
Population – 325,076 approx.
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 49
Port Location – The port at Krefeld is located on the Rhine river.
Travel Links - Krefeld is connected to the Deutsche Bahn network with several stations, including its main station, Krefeld Hauptbahnhof. They are served only by Regional-Express and Regionalbahn trains. The Düsseldorf-based Rheinbahn operates a Stadtbahn service to the centrally located Rheinstraße stop.