Koblenz

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Koblenz
Altstadt Koblenz.jpg
Coat of arms of Koblenz
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Urban district
Government
 • Lord Mayor Eberhard Schulte-Wissermann (SPD)
Area
 • Total 105.02 km2 (40.55 sq mi)
Elevation 64.7 m (212.3 ft)
Population (2006-12-31)
 • Total 105,888
 • Density 1,008.27/km2 (2,611.39/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 56001 – 56077
Dialling codes 0261
Vehicle registration KO
Website www.koblenz.de

Koblenz is a city in northern Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany with about 107,000 inhabitants. It is the third biggest city in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate and one of its main centres. Koblenz is the base of the Campus Koblenz of the University of Koblenz-Landau and the seat of the Mayen-Koblenz municipality.

Geography[change | change source]

Koblenz is situated at the meeting of the Rhine and Moselle rivers, between Bonn (60 km (37.3 mi) downstream the Rhine) and Mainz (90 km (55.9 mi) upstream the Rhine). Parts of Koblenz belong to a UNESCO World Heritage site.