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Ich wohne 450 Kilometer nördlich von Manila.

Ich wohne 30 Minuten im nördlich von Quezon Stadt.

Was ist der Unterschied zwischen "nördlich von" und "im nördlich von"?

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The second version is wrong. Either "nördlich" or "im Norden" Also, Nördlich has an Umlaut. –  Emanuel Feb 5 '14 at 21:53
Could you say "in nördlicher Richtung von..." –  thekeyofgb Feb 7 '14 at 7:49

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Ich wohne 450 Kilometer nördlich von Manila.

Would be living 450 kilometers away from Manila in direction north.

Ich wohne im Norden von Quezon City.

Would be in the northern part of the city Quezon. So within the city limits.

im Norden von is a location of the northern part of the described entity. The entity can be a city a region, a country,..

nördlich von means that the described location is at the place you reach if you move in direction North from the named location.

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Kann man auch so sagen " Ich lebe 30 Minuten weg im Norden von Manila." ? –  DerPolyglott33 Feb 5 '14 at 22:20
@DerPolyglott33... you can but you'd need a comma or a pause behind "weg" to make it an afterthought or a specification. Otherwise it sounds like you're answering the question "where" twice. –  Emanuel Feb 5 '14 at 22:36
Danke sehr für die Hilfe! –  DerPolyglott33 Feb 7 '14 at 2:53

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