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
Location of Wiesbaden within Hesse
Hessen WI.png
Wiesbaden is located in Germany
Wiesbaden
Wiesbaden
Wiesbaden is located in Hesse
Wiesbaden
Wiesbaden
Coordinates: 50°05′N 8°14′E / 50.08°N 8.24°E / 50.08; 8.24Coordinates: 50°05′N 8°14′E / 50.08°N 8.24°E / 50.08; 8.24
CountryGermany
StateHesse
Admin. regionDarmstadt
DistrictUrban district
Founded6
Subdivisions26 districts
Government
 • Lord MayorSven Gerich (SPD)
 • Governing partiesCDU / FDP / Greens
Area
 • Total203.87 km2 (78.71 sq mi)
Elevation
115 m (377 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[2]
 • Total277,619
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
65001 - 65207, 55240 - 55252
Dialling codes0611, 06122, 06127, 06134
Vehicle registrationWI
Websitewiesbaden.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).

Wiesbaden is the capital of the state Hesse, which is located in middle of Germany.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Alle politisch selbständigen Gemeinden mit ausgewählten Merkmalen am 31.12.2018 (4. Quartal)". DESTATIS. Archived from the original on 10 March 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. "Bevölkerung der hessischen Gemeinden". Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt (in German). January 2018.