Offenbach am Main

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Offenbach
Satellite view of Offenbach.
Satellite view of Offenbach.
Flag of Offenbach
Coat of arms of Offenbach
Location of Offenbach
Offenbach is located in Germany
Offenbach
Offenbach
Offenbach is located in Hesse
Offenbach
Offenbach
Coordinates: 50°6′0″N 8°48′0″E / 50.10000°N 8.80000°E / 50.10000; 8.80000Coordinates: 50°6′0″N 8°48′0″E / 50.10000°N 8.80000°E / 50.10000; 8.80000
CountryGermany
StateHesse
Admin. regionDarmstadt
DistrictUrban district
Government
 • MayorFelix Schwenke (SPD)
Area
 • Total44.90 km2 (17.34 sq mi)
Elevation
98 m (322 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total124,589
 • Density2,800/km2 (7,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
63001 - 63075
Dialling codes069
Vehicle registrationOF
Websitewww.offenbach.de

Offenbach is a city in the German state of Hesse. It is on the river Main near Frankfurt am Main. The city has about 120,000 people. The Deutscher Wetterdienst (German weather service) is in Offenbach.

Economy[change | change source]

Until the early 1970s the economy of Offenbach was mainly the machine-building and leather industries. The city is the home of the German Association for Electrical, Electronic and Information Technologies until today.

Twinned cities[change | change source]

Offenbach has the following twin cities:

References[change | change source]

  1. "Bevölkerung der hessischen Gemeinden". Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt (in German). January 2018.

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Offenbach, Main at Wikimedia Commons