Düsseldorf is the capital city of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Düsseldorf is Germany's seventh largest city with a population of 593,682 within city limits (2012).
Düsseldorf is an international business and financial center and renowned for its fashion and trade fairs.
Culturally, Düsseldorf is known for its academy of fine arts, its pioneering influence on electronic music, and its relatively large Japanese community.
Düsseldorf experiences moderate winters with little snowfall and mild to warm summers. The average annual temperature is 51° F. with an average yearly precipitation of 31 inches.