Frankfurt (Oder)

city in Brandenburg, Germany
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Frankfurt (Oder) or Frankfurt an der Oder (German: [ˈfʁaŋkfʊʁt ʔan deːɐ̯ ˈʔoːdɐ]; abbreviated Frankfurt a. d. Oder, Frankfurt a. d. O., Frankf. a. d. O., Polish: Frankfurt nad Odrą, Low Sorbian: Frankobrod nad Odru, Low German: Frankfort an de Oder, Upper Sorbian: Frankobrod nad Wódru, lit. 'Frankfurt at the Oder') is a town in Germany. It lies on the Oder river, which marks the current border between Germany and Poland (The so-called Oder-Neisse line). It's in the east of the state of Brandenburg.

Frankfurt
Frankfurt (left) and Słubice (right), separated by the Oder river
Frankfurt (left) and Słubice (right), separated by the Oder river
Flag of Frankfurt
Flag
Coat of arms of Frankfurt
Coat of arms
Location of Frankfurt (Oder)
Frankfurt is located in Germany
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Frankfurt
Frankfurt is located in Brandenburg
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Frankfurt
Coordinates: 52°21′N 14°33′E / 52.350°N 14.550°E / 52.350; 14.550Coordinates: 52°21′N 14°33′E / 52.350°N 14.550°E / 52.350; 14.550
CountryGermany
StateBrandenburg
DistrictUrban district
Government
 • Lord mayorMartin Patzelt (CDU)
Area
 • Total147.61 km2 (56.99 sq mi)
Highest elevation
135 m (443 ft)
Lowest elevation
19 m (62 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total58,193
 • Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
15201 – 15236
Dialling codes0335
Vehicle registrationFF
Websitewww.frankfurt-oder.de

Since January 1999, the town added a prefix Kleiststadt to refer to Heinrich von Kleist, who was born there in 1777. Today, about 65,000 people are living in Frankfurt an der Oder.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "Bevölkerung im Land Brandenburg nach amtsfreien Gemeinden, Ämtern und Gemeinden 31. Dezember 2016 (Fortgeschriebene amtliche Einwohnerzahlen auf Grundlage des Zensus 2011)". Amt für Statistik Berlin-Brandenburg (in German). 2016.
  2. Population data