weekdays (Monday-Saturday)
Paid circulation
435,936 *
1,564,000 **
Basic Rate 2022
€ 211305,60
Business & News
  1. * IVW 3/2020
  2. ** ma 2020


The WESTDEUTSCHE ALLGEMEINE ZEITUNG is not only the origin of today's FUNKE MEDIENGRUPPE - it is also Germany's largest regional newspaper. It is the leading daily newspaper in the district metropolises of Essen, Bochum, Gelsenkirchen, Duisburg, Oberhausen and Mülheim. In its entire circulation area - from the southern Münsterland to the Niederberg region, from the Lower Rhine to the Unna area - WAZ reaches about one third of the population.

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in Austria and South Tyrol, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Norway, Russia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sweden