Wetzlar

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Wetzlar
The oldtown and the old Lahnbridge
The oldtown and the old Lahnbridge
Coat of arms of Wetzlar
Coat of arms
Wetzlar is located in Germany
Wetzlar
Wetzlar
Location of Wetzlar within Lahn-Dill-Kreis Rural DistrictLahn-Dill-Kreis district
Lahn-Dill-Kreis Wetzlar.png
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CountryGermany
StateHesse
Admin. regionGießen
DistrictLahn-Dill-Kreis Rural DistrictLahn-Dill-Kreis
Subdivisions8 quarters
Government
 • Lord MayorWolfram Dette (FDP)
Area
 • Total75.67 km2 (29.22 sq mi)
Elevation148-401 m (−1,168 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total52,446
 • Density690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes35521 – 35586
Dialling codes06441
Vehicle registrationLDK
Websitewetzlar.de

Wetzlar is a city at the river Lahn in Hesse in Germany. The number of people in the city is about 53,000. Wetzlar is near Frankfurt.

Wetzlar is famous for the historic Oldtown and for Goethe.

The camera maker Leica is there.

Wetzlar has a connection to the Autobahn 45 with three junctions.

Wetzlar is twinned with:

References[change | change source]

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

Other websites[change | change source]

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