Mülheim an der Ruhr is a city in western Germany, in the Ruhr Area. It is located in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia and is part of the Cologne/Bonn Metropolitan Region. With a population of 109,571 (as of December 31, 2015), it is the fifth-largest city in North Rhine-Westphalia.
The city is situated on the river Ruhr, north of Essen. The Ruhr forms the Lake Baldeney reservoir in the boroughs of Kettwig, Werden, and Heisingen. Mülheim an der Ruhr was founded by the Celts in the late 4th century BC. It was taken by the Romans in the late 1st century BC. The name Mülheim (an der Ruhr) means "in the mouth of the Ruhr".
Mülheim an der Ruhr is home to