Mainz

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Mainz
Mainz Old Town View from the citadel (2003)
Mainz Old Town View from the citadel (2003)
Flag of Mainz
Coat of arms of Mainz
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 (Palatine German: Määnz or Meenz, Latin: Mogontiacum) is a German city. It is the capital of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate.

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).

Education[change | change source]

Mainz has some universities:

References[change | change source]

  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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