Author: Philipp Schiwek
Dusseldorf is not only a hub of international business and commerce, it is also a cosmopolitan centre which people from all over world call home. The largest groups from outside Germany are Turks, Russians and Japanese.
To give you a brief idea about the countries where people in Dusseldorf come from we have drawn up a list of the most important ones, including Germany, selecting a few facts about each one. Did you know that Rabat was the capital of Morocco? Or how many people live in Finland?
Capital - London
Language - English
Population - 60,776,238 (July 2007 est.)
Geography - 224,820 km²...
Capital - Moscow
Language - Russian, many minority languages
Population - 141,377,752 (July 2007 est.)
Geography - 17,075,200 sq km...
Capital - Ankara
Language - Turkish (official), Kurdish, Dimli (or Zaza), Azeri, Kabardian note: there is also a substantial Gagauz population in the European part of Turkey...
Capital - Paris
Language - French
Population - total: 63,713,926
Geography - total: 643,427 sq km; 547,030 sq km...
Capital - Washington DC
Language - English 82.1%, Spanish 10.7%, other Indo-European 3.8%, Asian and Pacific island 2.7%, other 0.7% (2000 census)
note: Hawaiian is an official language in the state of Hawaii...
Capital - Tokyo
Language - Japanese
Population - 127,433,494 (July 2007 est.)
Geography - total: 377,835 sq km...
Capital - New Delhi
Language - English enjoys associate status but is the most important language for national, political, and commercial communication; Hindi is the national language...India
Capital - Rome
Language - Italian (official), German (parts of Trentino-Alto Adige region are predominantly German speaking), French (small French-speaking minority...
Capital - Berlin
Language - German
Population - 82,400,996 (July 2007 est.)
Geography - total: 357,021 sq km...
Capital - Helsinki
Language - Finnish 92% (official), Swedish 5.6% (official), other 2.4% (small Sami- and Russian-speaking minorities) (2003)
Population - 5,238,460 (July 2007 est.)...
Capital - Athens
Language - Greek 99% (official), other 1% (includes English and French)
Population - 10,706,290 (July 2007 est.)...
Capital - Rabat
Language - Arabic (official), Berber dialects, French often the language of business, government, and diplomacy
Population - 33,757,175 (July 2007 est.)...