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Location type: Fortification
Location address: Deutschland, Rhein-Kreis Neuss
Number of texts: 1
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Made by | Reference Michael Reschke | © CC 3.0
Made by | Reference | © CC 3.0

Zons , formerly known as Feste Zons , today officially called Stadt Zons is an old town in Germany on the west bank of the Lower Rhine between Cologne and Düsseldorf. It has been a part of the town of Dormagen since 1975. In 2010 its population was 5,370.
The east border of Zons is the river Rhine. The river can be crossed by ferry. On the opposite bank a 3-kilometre-long road leads to Düsseldorf-Urdenbach northeast of Zons. South of Zons is fields and a few Populus trees. The southern road passes two farms and leads to another part of Dormagen, Rheinfelden. West of Zons is extensive meadows with the willows here and there. At some distance the small hamlet Nachtigall lies at the Bundesstraße 9. Northwest of Zons is the Zons Heath. The northern road leads to Stürzelberg, another part of Dormagen. North of ferry slip and ship pier begins the nature reserve Zonser Grind on the western bank of the Rhine.

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