Leverkusen

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Leverkusen (, also ) is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany on the eastern bank of the Rhine.wikipedia
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Wupper

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With the surrounding villages which have now been incorporated, the area also includes the rivers Wupper and Dhünn, and has suffered a lot from flooding, notably in 1571 and 1657, the latter resulting in Wiesdorf being moved East from the river to its present location.
Rising near Marienheide in western Sauerland it runs through the mountainous region of the Bergisches Land in Berg County and enters the Rhine at Leverkusen, south of Düsseldorf.

Carl Leverkus

Leverkus and Sons
The chemist Carl Leverkus, looking for a place to build a dye factory, chose Wiesdorf in 1860.
He is the namesake of the city of Leverkusen.

Opladen

In 1975, Opladen (including Quettingen and Lützenkirchen since 1930), Hitdorf and Bergisch Neukirchen joined Leverkusen.
Opladen, now a district of Leverkusen, used to be the capital of the Rhein-Wupper-Kreis (Rhine-Wupper-District) until 1975.

Bayer 04 Leverkusen

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The city is known for the pharmaceutical company Bayer and its associated sports club Bayer 04 Leverkusen. The city is home of the football team Bayer 04 Leverkusen and the basketball team Bayer Giants Leverkusen, which is the German record holder of national basketball championships.
Bayer 04 Leverkusen Fußball GmbH, also known as Bayer 04 Leverkusen, Bayer Leverkusen, Leverkusen or simply Bayer, is a German football club based in Leverkusen, North Rhine-Westphalia.

Bayer

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The city is known for the pharmaceutical company Bayer and its associated sports club Bayer 04 Leverkusen.
Headquartered in Leverkusen, Bayer's areas of business include human and veterinary pharmaceuticals; consumer healthcare products; agricultural chemicals, seeds and biotechnology products.

BayArena

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Bay Arena is a football stadium in Leverkusen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, which has been the home ground of Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen since 1958.

Morsbroich Museum

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The Morsbroich Museum (Museum Morsbroich) or Morsbroich Castle Municipal Museum (Städtisches Museum Schloss Morsbroich) is a German museum of modern art situated in Leverkusen, 20 km north of Cologne.

Bayer Giants Leverkusen

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The city is home of the football team Bayer 04 Leverkusen and the basketball team Bayer Giants Leverkusen, which is the German record holder of national basketball championships.
Bayer Giants Leverkusen is a professional basketball club, part of the Bayer Leverkusen sports club based in Leverkusen, Germany.

Battle of Berlin (RAF campaign)

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During the Second World War, the IG Farben factories were bombed by the RAF on 22 August 1943, again by the RAF during bombing campaigns on 19/20 November, the USAAF Eighth Air Force on 1 December 1943, and finally once again by the RAF on 10/11 December 1943.

Dhünn

Dhünn river
With the surrounding villages which have now been incorporated, the area also includes the rivers Wupper and Dhünn, and has suffered a lot from flooding, notably in 1571 and 1657, the latter resulting in Wiesdorf being moved East from the river to its present location.
It runs in south-westerly direction, and its mouth into the river Wupper is near Leverkusen, appr.

ProA

Pro AGerman 2nd Division2. Bundesliga ProA
As of 2019, the team plays in the German ProA league and plays its home games in the Smidt-Arena.

Bergisches Land

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The coat of arms consists of the two-tailed rampant red lion of the Bergisches Land with a blue crown on a silver background and an embattled line in front.

North Rhine-Westphalia

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Leverkusen (, also ) is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany on the eastern bank of the Rhine.
Borussia-Park in Mönchengladbach, BayArena in Leverkusen and Ruhrstadion in Bochum hosted matches for the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup.

EuroBasket 1985

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The Smidt-Arena, previously known as Wilhelm Dopatka Halle, was one of the host arenas for the FIBA EuroBasket 1985 (the official European Basketball Championship).

Rhine

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Leverkusen (, also ) is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany on the eastern bank of the Rhine.

Leverkusen-Bürrig water tower

Water Tower Leverkusen-Bürrig
Water Tower Leverkusen-Bürrig is a 72 m water tower built in 1978 in Leverkusen-Bürrig.

Ostermann-Arena

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As of 2019, the team plays in the German ProA league and plays its home games in the Smidt-Arena. The Smidt-Arena, previously known as Wilhelm Dopatka Halle, was one of the host arenas for the FIBA EuroBasket 1985 (the official European Basketball Championship).
Ostermann-Arena (formerly Wilhelm Dopatka Halle and Smidt-Arena) is an indoor sporting arena located in Leverkusen, Germany.

Jörg Bergmeister

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Jörg Bergmeister (born 13 February 1976, in Leverkusen) is a professional racing driver from Germany and current Porsche factory driver.

Carl Duisberg

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He died in Leverkusen.

Uta Briesewitz

Uta Briesewitz (born 1 September 1967, Leverkusen, Germany) is a German cinematographer and television director.

Danny Ecker

Daniel Ecker
Danny Ecker (born 21 July 1977 in Leverkusen) is former a German athlete competing in the pole vault.

Bärbel Dieckmann

Baerbel Dieckmann
The daughter of a diplomat, Dieckmann was born in Leverkusen in 1949.

Sabine Moussier

Sabine Moussier (born Diana Sabine Moussier August 23, 1966 in Leverkusen, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany) is a German-Mexican actress who is best known for her villainous roles in Televisa's telenovelas, such as El privilegio de amar, Entre el amor y el odio, La madrastra, Amar sin límites, Piel de otoño, Amor sin maquillaje, Las tontas no van al cielo, Mi pecado, Abismo de pasión, La malquerida, Que te perdone Dios, Sueño de amor y Me declaro culpable.

Ileana Jacket

Ileana Jacquet
Jacket was born on 30 January 1947 in Leverkusen, Germany; her father was born to his Finnish mother & French father, while her mother is a German born & raised in Argentina, fluent in Spanish.