Wiesbaden

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Wiesbaden
Wiesbaden Montage.jpg
Flag of Wiesbaden
Flag
Coat of arms of Wiesbaden
Coat of arms
Location of Wiesbaden within Hessen
Hessen WI.png
Wiesbaden is located in Germany
Wiesbaden
Wiesbaden
Wiesbaden is located in Hesse
Wiesbaden
Wiesbaden
Coordinates: 50°04′57″N 08°14′24″E / 50.08250°N 8.24000°E / 50.08250; 8.24000Coordinates: 50°04′57″N 08°14′24″E / 50.08250°N 8.24000°E / 50.08250; 8.24000
CountryGermany
StateHesse
Admin. regionDarmstadt
DistrictUrban district
Subdivisions26 boroughs
Government
 • Lord mayor (2019–25) Gert-Uwe Mende[1] (SPD)
 • Governing partiesCDU / SPD
Area
 • Total203.9 km2 (78.7 sq mi)
Elevation
115 m (377 ft)
Population
 (2016-12-31)[2]
 • Total277,619
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
65183–65207
55246 (Mainz-Kostheim)
55252 (Mainz-Kastel)
Dialling codes0611, 06122, 06127, 06134
Vehicle registrationWI
Websitewww.wiesbaden.de
Aerial view of Wiesbaden

Wiesbaden (German pronunciation: [ˈviːsˌbaːdn̩] (About this soundlisten); Hessian: Wisbade, Latin: Aquae Mattiacae) is a German city near Frankfurt am Main. It is the capital of the federal state of Hesse. Wiesbaden is 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. About 274,000 people live in the city (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. Direkt gewählte (Ober-) Bürgermeister/-innen der hessischen Städte und Gemeinden, accessed 7 July 2021.
  2. "Bevölkerung der hessischen Gemeinden". Hessisches Statistisches Landesamt (in German). January 2018.