Friday, December 21, 2012

Bergisches Land

Received from:  Germany
Category: Postcrossing - official card
Date: November 2012
Distance: 961 km
Time of travelling: 16 days

The Bergisches Land is a low mountain range region within the state of Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, east of Rhine river, south of the Ruhr. The landscape is shaped by woods, meadows, rivers and creeks and contains over 20 artificial lakes. Wuppertal is the biggest town and seen as the region's capital, whereas the southern part nowaday has closer economic and socio-cultural ties to Cologne.

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