Japanese Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf
Düsseldorf often is called „Klein-Tokyo am Rhein" which means Little-Tokyo at the Rhine. The first Japanese in Düsseldorf was registered in 1905. Today Düsseldorf is home and place of employment for the largest Japanese community in Germany. Around the Immermannstraße you find many Japanese shops, hotels and (very good)restaurants. The Japanese community in Düsseldorf is the third largest in Europe - right behind London and Paris. 6.428 Japanese live in the city of Düsseldorf, 8.623 in the whole administrative district and 10.949 in Northrhine-Westfalia (31. January 2002).