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  IHK Frankfurt am Main - Facts and Figures of the Rhine-Main Area
This economic region covers an area of 14.755 km² in Hessen, Rhineland-Palatinate and Bavaria, with a population of 5,5 million people.
This area has a population density of 1.498 inhabitants per square kilometre.
In many international benchmarkings Frankfurt Rhine-Main fetches top rankings and is clearly among the most appreciated business locations in Europe.
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  CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Frankfurt is sometimes nicknamed "Bankfurt", "Mainhattan" (derived from the local Main River) or "The Big Äppel" (a reference to "Äppelwoi", or apple wine, a type of cider which is produced and drunken mainly in the region).
Frankfurt is also known for having one of the largest red light districts in Germany in vicinity of the Hauptbahnhof (main railway station).
Frankfurt has the highest concentration of lawyers in Germany, with one lawyer per 99 inhabitants, and also the highest per-capita level of debt in Germany (excepting Germany's three city-states), because of a set of massive public works projects in the 1980s under CDU mayors Walter Wallmann and Wolfram Brück.
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 Frankfurt am Main: History
The Main metropolis was first mentioned on 22 February 794 in a document of Charlemagne for the Regensburg monastery, St. Emmeram.
In 1815, Frankfurt became a free city and the seat of the federal government.
The city expansion of Frankfurt in the 19th century began with the incorporation of Bornheim.
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 City Frankfurt / Main - furnished apartment, flat, accomodation rental, boardinghouse rent
Frankfurt am Main is the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany.
Situated on the Main river, it is the seat of the European Central Bank and the largest financial centre in Germany and the rest of continental Europe.
Frankfurt is also home to many cultural and educational institutions, the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, many museums, most of them lined up along the Main river on the Museumsufer (museum embankment), and a large botanical garden, the Palmengarten.
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 Frankfurt Hotels - Discount Hotels
Frankfurt is the largest and richest city in the German state Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany, which is situated on the river Main.
It is the core for the European Central Bank, and the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and is the largest financial center in Germany and continental Europe.
The city's metropolitan area, that is Frankfurt Rhine Main Area, has a population around 5 million and is Germany's second largest.
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 Frankfurt - National Parks International Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
Frankfurt am Main is the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany after Berlin, Hamburg, Munich and Cologne, with an estimated mid-2005 population of 648,325.
The Frankfurt urban area, which extends beyond the city boundaries, had an estimated population of 1,468,140 in 2000.[2] The city is at the center of the larger Frankfurt Rhine Main Area which has a population of 5...
Frankfurt is the seat of the European Central Bank, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and is one of the two largest financial centres in continental Europe (the other one being Paris).
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 Frankfurt travel guide
Frankfurt is a city with two faces: on the one hand it is the cut-throat financial capital of Germany and on the other it is a civilized place which spends more per year on the arts than any other city in Europe.
In fact, Frankfurt is a thriving cultural centre for the whole of Hesse, with a good selection of theatres and galleries, and an even better range of museums, amongst them some architectural highlights.
The city is spread out on the banks of the Main river, the biggest part of town lies on the north bank.
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 Frankfurt at AllExperts
Situated on the Main river, it is the seat of the European Central Bank, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and is the largest financial centre in continental Europe.
Frankfurt was one of the host cities for the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany.
Frankfurt Airport ranks among the world's top ten airports and serves 304 flight destinations in 110 countries.Depending whether total passengers or flights are used to measure, it ranks as the second or third busiest in Europe alongside London Heathrow Airport and Paris' Charles de Gaulle.
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 Frankfurt Hesse Germany
The city's metropolitan area, the Frankfurt Rhine Main Area, has a population of 4 to 5 million and is Germany's second largest.
Frankfurt managed to remain neutral during the Thirty Years' War, but it suffered from the boubonic plague that was brought to the city by refugees.
Frankfurt was the original choice for the provisional capital of West Germany - they even went as far as constructing a new parliament building that has never been used for its intended purpose, and is now a TV studio.
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Situated on the Main river, it is the seat of the European Central Bank, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and is the largest financial centre in continental Europe.
Frankfurt was one of the host cities for the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany.
Frankfurt Airport ranks among the world's top ten airports and serves 304 flight destinations in 110 countries.Depending whether total passengers or flights are used to measure, it ranks as the second or third busiest in Europe alongside London Heathrow Airport and Paris' Charles de Gaulle.
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 European Union ~ Stephen's Web ~ by Stephen Downes
The majority of the population live in areas with a Mediterranean climate (southern Europe), a temperate maritime climate (western Europe), or a warm summer continental or hemiboreal climate (in eastern member states).
EU policies in this area were established as the second of the three pillars in the Maastricht treaty of 1992.
The two main treaties which form the basis of EU law are the Treaty of the European Community, or the Treaty of Rome from 1957, and the Treaty of the European Union, or the Maastricht treaty of 1992.
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 About the University - Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität
Frankfurt University is a lively, urban, and cosmopolitan university that provides an excellent atmosphere in which to research, study, think, and create.
Thus, the university owes its establishment to the link – which is characteristic for the city of Frankfurt – between dynamic research, the legacy of the Enlightenment, and the conscious commitment of the citizens of Frankfurt to the fundamentals of international trade and industry.
As one of the major institutions of higher education in Germany, the university is committed to providing a wide spectrum of disciplines in research and teaching, to generating outstanding achievements, and to breaking new ground through the targeted utilization of the advantages and synergies of interdisciplinary work in research and teaching.
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt Germany, places to visit at Frankfurt Germany, Frankfurt tourism
Frankfurt Germany has had the reputation for sometime as being a center for business and finance.
Frankfurt tourism is cultivated by hosting new exhibits on a regular basis.
It was established in 1868 by the citizens of Frankfurt; fifty acres of gardens bloom with flowers and other unusual plants throughout the year.
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 InternationalReports.net : Germany/Hesse 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In these fields, the University of Frankfurt is endowed with state-of-the-art equipment and research personnel and is ranked within the top ten research facilities worldwide.
The University of Frankfurt reacted to the rising significance of this business sector in the early '90s with the construction and development of the Bio Center.
Frankfurt’s international recognition as a biotechnology center is also shown through the host privilege for BioEquity 2001 and BioEurope 2003, which will take place November 17-19, 2003.
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 Frankfurt hotels. Reservation of any hotels in Frankfurt from the list.
The hotel is close to Frankfurt Airport and all motorways to the South and North are also very close to the Frankfurt/Main city centre and the fair grounds.
Hotel is situated on a quiet road that runs parallel to the river Main and is nearer to the main train station, Romer, Eiserner Steg, Goethehaus.
Originally built in 1893 and totally renovated in year 2000, the Ramada Hotel Frankfurt City Center is in the heart of downtown and within walking distance of Frankfurt's main train station.
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 Twin city Frankfurt am Main (Germany)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In 1356, the Golden Bull determined Frankfurt as the place for the election of the German kings.
From 1810 to 1813, Frankfurt was the capital of the Dukedom Frankfurt and in 1848/49 St. Paul's Church was the seat of the first freely elected parliament of the German states including Austria.
The universities and colleges of higher education, research institutions and libraries (Frankfurt is the home of the German National Library) add to its importance.
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 Rhine River History and Maps
The Rhine begins as a tumultuous Alpine stream churning through deep gorges, and although the river's flow is moderated somewhat as it passes through the Lake of Constance (Bodensee), the river remains a torrent westward to Basel.
Some of the main tributaries are: the Mosselle (Mosel), that runs south west bordering Luxembourg and on into France; the Neckar that flows south east at Manneheim on through Heidelburg, Germany; the Main, flowing east and south from Mainz through Frankfurt, Germany.
The Alsace region of France that borders the Rhine is a long strip of land centered south of Strasbourg and around the town of Colmar.
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 WORLD CUP FOOTBALL 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It is the country's largest city in area and population, and the second most populous city in the European Union.
Frankfurt is the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany.
Among English speakers the city is commonly known simply as "Frankfurt", though Germans sometimes call it by its full name to distinguish it from the other Frankfurt in the German state of Brandenburg, known as Frankfurt (Oder).
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Frankfurt believes that the key to a good life is to have fundamental commitments and goals (things that we Uberlove).
The Frankfurt urban area, which extends beyond the city boundaries, had an estimated population of 1,468,140 in 2000.
The city is at the center of the larger Frankfurt Rhine Main Area which has a population of 5 million and is Germany's second largest metropolitan area.
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 European Cities - Frankfurt by Charles L. Mitchell
Frankfurt is also one of the busiest cities in Europe.
        Frankfurt's cathedral, museums, various traditional edifices, and the River Main all are delightful to discover one's first visit to the city.
Reasoning with different areas of the big city, helps one appreciate how beneficial a visit to Frankfurt is.   Besides visiting the Zum Romer neighborhood, include a trip to the zoo, and the Stadelsches-Kunstinstitut.
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 Rhein-Main Area   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Frankfurt region is located at the confluence of the Rhine and Main rivers in the south of the state of Hessen right in the heart of Germany.
The Rhein-Main Area borders Bavaria in the east, Rhineland-Palantine in the west and Baden-Wurttemberg in the south.
It is surrounded by Frankfurt's "green lungs", wooded hills and mountains such as the Taunus, Vogelsberg, Odenwald and Spessart areas.
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 Rhine River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Rhine River begins in the Rheinwaldhorn Glacier of Switzerland and flows north and east approximately 820 miles (1,320 km).
Some of the main tributaries are: the Mosselle (Mosel), that runs south west bordering Luxembourg and on into France; the Neckar that flows south east at Manneheim on through Heidelburg, Germany; the Main, flowing east and south from Mainz through Frankfurt, Germany.
The pink area on the map is French occupied territory.
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Frankfurt is a financial and service centre of global importance and is one of the leading locations for companies in Europe.
Frankfurt has been Germany's financial capital for centuries and is the home of a number of major banks, brokerages, the European Central Bank, and the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
Frankfurt is one of the two largest financial centres in continental Europe and is the wealthiest city in the European Union as measured by GDP per capita.
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 Major Cities and their Peripheries: The Rhine-Main Region
Observers believe that Frankfurt is becoming more and more the centre of a `regional city' absorbing all the communities in its sphere of influence, which, although it does not exist on the political and administrative books, is nevertheless a reality.
Although Frankfurt is the central city of the Rhine-Main region, the entire area cannot be considered as belonging to the Frankfurt sphere of influence because of the many regional centres, each of which has its own catchment area.
Every second household in Frankfurt is now a single-adult household; the average size of households in Frankfurt is 1.87; whilst the average size of households in the umland is 2.37.
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 USATODAY.com
The Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof is a five-star luxury property located in the heart of Frankfurt on the Kaiserplatz, approximately nine miles from Frankfurt.
Frankfurt Main 'Mainhattan' -the dynamic European metropol with its exclusive boutiques, exotic restaurants and also the excellent museums of the city.
Dorint Sofitel Savigny Frankfurt is in the center of Frankfurt's financial quarter, about 200 meters from the main train station and eight miles from Frankfurt.
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 Hessen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
While Frankfurt is Germany’s 5th largest and most international city, and is the financial and transportation center of the country, it is not the capital of Hessen.
Frankfurt am Main is generally just referred to as Frankfurt, although “am Main”, meaning “on the Main river", differentiates it from Frankfurt an der Oder, the city of Frankfurt that lies in the former East Germany on the Oder river.
While the actual city of Frankfurt am Main has only about 655,000 inhabitants, the Frankfurt urban area is home to almost 1.5 million inhabitants and the Frankfurt Rhine Main area has a population of 5 million.
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 100 German Castles Medieval Castle Germany Neuschwanstein Hotel Hotels Castels Frankfurt map Pictures Germancastles ...
erlin Tegel airport 218 km, Erfurt airport 233 km, Nurnberg Nuremberg airport 325 km, Hannover Hanover airport 453 km, Munchen Munich airport 460 km, Frankfurt on the Main river airport 478 km.
Frankfurt Main airport 108 km, Stuttgart airport 112 km, Frankfurt Main city 114 km, Mainz 117 km, Wiesbaden 126 km, Strasbourg
Tauber 160 km, Eschwege 171 km, Wolfsbrunnen 172 km, Regensburg 199 km, Leipzig Halle airport 218 km, Frankfurt airport 239 km, Kassel 257 km, Munchen Munich airport 266 km
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The Frankfurt urban area, which extends beyond the city boundaries, had an estimated population of 1,468,140 in 2000.
Urbanized areas of Germany from 1950 to 2000.
The city is at the center of the larger Frankfurt Rhine Main Area which has a population of 5 million and is Germany's second largest metropolitan area.
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Hesse Hessen, Germany, Cassel Kassel-Calden airport 30 km, Holzminden 42 km, Gottingen 49 km, Detmold 74 km, Hameln 83 km, Wartburg castle 115 km, Bielefeld 124 km, Hildesheim 126 km, Dortmund airport 151 km, Dusseldorf airport 230 km, Koln Cologne Bonn airport 234 km, Frankfurt Main airport 237 km
Maus castle near St. Goarshausen 11 km, Braubach 15 km, Lahnstein 18 km, Rudesheim on Rhine river 43 km, Wiesbaden on Rhine river 70 km, Koln Cologne Bonn airport 127 km, Dusseldorf Düsseldorf airport 185 km, Stuttgart airport 256 km, Nurnberg Nuremberg airport 314 km, Erfurt airport 321 km
Gießen 14 km, Marburg 22 km, Wetzlar 27 km, Frankfurt Main airport 82 km, Cassel Kassel-Calden airport 124 km, Wartburg castle Eisenach 144 km, Koln Cologne Bonn airport 174 km, Dortmund airport 186 km, Erfurt airport 204 km, Dusseldorf Düsseldorf airport 215 km, Luxembourg airport 269 km
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