Mainz

capital of the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Mainz (Palatine German: Määnz or Meenz, Latin: Mogontiacum) is a German city. It is the capital of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate.

Mainz
Mainz Old Town View from the citadel (2003)
Mainz Old Town View from the citadel (2003)
Flag of Mainz
Flag
Coat of arms of Mainz
Coat of arms
Location of Mainz
Mainz is located in Germany
Mainz
Mainz
Mainz is located in Rhineland-Palatinate
Mainz
Mainz
Coordinates: 50°0′N 8°16′E / 50.000°N 8.267°E / 50.000; 8.267Coordinates: 50°0′N 8°16′E / 50.000°N 8.267°E / 50.000; 8.267
CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictUrban district
Founded13 BC
Subdivisions15 boroughs
Government
 • Lord mayorMichael Ebling (SPD)
Area
 • Total97.75 km2 (37.74 sq mi)
Highest elevation
285 m (935 ft)
Lowest elevation
85 m (279 ft)
Population
 (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total209,779
 • Density2,100/km2 (5,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
55001-55131
Dialling codes06131, 06136
Vehicle registrationMZ
Websitewww.mainz.de

Mainz is on the left side of the river Rhine, on the right side is the city Wiesbaden. Mainz has about 203,000 people. Its main economic product is wine. It has an oceanic climate (Cfb in the Koeppen climate classification).

EducationEdit

Mainz has some universities:

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Gemeinden in Deutschland mit Bevölkerung am 31. Dezember 2015" (PDF). Statistisches Bundesamt (in German). 2016.
  2. Landeshauptstadt Mainz. "Einwohner_nach_Stadtteilen" (PDF) (in German). Retrieved 2012-08-08.

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