Alternate government seat North Rhine-Westphalia

Alternate government seat North Rhine-Westphalia


Urft, Germany (DE)
The Alternate seat North Rhine-Westphalia was a secret nuclear bunker in Urft, Kreis Euskirchen. In a nuclear war the Prime Minister and 200 experts took protection of government business.

The planning started in 1962. The complex is about 1,000 square meters, it measures 35 x 29 x 16.2 meters. The entrance is camouflaged in a civilian double garage.

In 1993 the bunker was closed and sold to private owners. A tour is available by appointment. The former alternative seat of the federal government is located approximately 50 miles east in the neighboring district of Ahrweiler.
The Alternate seat North Rhine-Westphalia was a secret nuclear bunker in Urft, Kreis Euskirchen. In a nuclear war the Prime Minister and 200 experts took protection of government business.

The planning started in 1962. The complex is about 1,000 square meters, it measures 35 x 29 x 16.2 meters. The entrance is camouflaged in a civilian double garage.

In 1993 the bunker was closed and sold to private owners. A tour is available by appointment. The former alternative seat of the federal government is located approximately 50 miles east in the neighboring district of Ahrweiler.
View in Google Earth Abandoned, Museums - History
Links: de.wikipedia.org, ausweichsitz.de
By: Dania

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@ 2009-07-26 21:05:06
Interesting collection pf Alternate Government Sites. Thanks!

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