Rhein-Erft-Kreis is a district in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen), and is popular for its more than 50 castles, palaces, and numerous powerhouses throughout the county.
Cities, Towns & Villages in the Rhein-Erft-Kreis
It has lots of natural resources and minerals and therefore they’ve built powerhouses throughout the district to supply its citizens with energy and other “daily needs.”
But there is also a nature reserve, the Naturpark Rheinland, where this county covers its northern part. Therefore, you’ll find lots of green areas, too.
And even though surface mining operations are slowly receding from the county area, there are still companies and individuals who make investments into the state-oft-he-art technology that is still present in this county.