Trier

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Trier
Porta Nigra in 1900
Porta Nigra in 1900
Coat of arms of Trier
Map of Germany, Position of Trier highlighted
Coordinates 49°45′24″N 6°38′29″E / 49.75667°N 6.64139°E / 49.75667; 6.64139
Administration
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Urban district
Lord Mayor Klaus Jensen (SPD)
Basic statistics
Area 117.14 km2 (45.23 sq mi)
Elevation 124 m  (407 ft)
Population 103,518  (21 November 2005)
 - Density 884 /km2 (2,289 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate TR
Postal codes 54290, 54292, 54293, 54294, 54295, 54296
Area code 0651
Website www.trier.de

Trier is a city at the Moselle River in Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany. The population is about 100,000.

Trier is famous for some Roman buildings like the Porta Nigra and others. It is famous as the birthplace of Karl Marx. Trier is also famous for the wine of the wine-growing-region Mosel-Saar-Ruwer.

Districts[change | change source]

The districts of Trier with area and inhabitants (July 2007):

District with official numbers and their associated sub-districts Area in km² Inhabitants
11 Mitte/Gartenfeld 2.978 12,648
12 Nord (Nells Ländchen, Maximin) 3.769 14,256
13 Süd (St. Barbara, St. Matthias or St. Mattheis) 1.722 9,409
21 Ehrang/Quint 26.134 9,397
22 Pfalzel 2.350 3,558
23 Biewer 5.186 1,985
24 Ruwer/Eitelsbach 9.167 3,142
31 West/Pallien 8.488 7,117
32 Euren (Herresthal) 13.189 4,116
33 Zewen (Oberkirch) 7.496 3,695
41 Olewig 3.100 3,312
42 Kürenz (Alt-Kürenz, Neu-Kürenz) 5.825 8,578
43 Tarforst 4.184 6,827
44 Filsch 1.601 830
45 Irsch 4.082 2,410
46 Kernscheid 3.768 999
51 Feyen/Weismark 5.095 5,845
52 Heiligkreuz (Alt-Heiligkreuz, Neu-Heiligkreuz, St. Maternus) 2.036 6,766
53 Mariahof (St. Michael) 7.040 3,212

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