Wiesbaden

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Wiesbaden
Luisenplatz in Wiesbaden with the Bonifatiuskirche in the background
Luisenplatz in Wiesbaden with the Bonifatiuskirche in the background
Coat of arms of Wiesbaden
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Darmstadt
District Urban district
Founded 6
Subdivisions 26 districts
Government
 • Lord Mayor Sven Gerich (SPD)
 • Governing parties CDU / FDP / Green
Area
 • Total 204.1 km2 (78.8 sq mi)
Elevation 115 m (377 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Total 276,218
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 65001 - 65207, 55240 - 55252
Dialling codes 0611, 06122, 06127, 06134
Vehicle registration WI
Website wiesbaden.de

Wiesbaden is a German city near Frankfurt am Main. It is the capital of the federal state of Hesse. Wiesbaden is situated on the right (north) bank of the Rhine (German: "Rhein"), near the city of Mainz (about 10 km (6.2 mi) away from Wiesbaden centre) the opposite side of the river, and a short distance, about 30 km (18.6 mi), from Frankfurt am Main, to the east. Wiesbaden has about 274,000 inhabitants (2005).

Wiesbaden has an oceanic climate (Cfb in the Koeppen climate classification).

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