Frankfurt

City in Hesse, Germany

Frankfurt is a metropolis and the largest city of the German state of Hesse. Its 753,056 (2018) inhabitants make it the fifth-largest city in Germany. On the River Main, it forms a continuous conurbation with the neighbouring city of Offenbach am Main and its urban area has a population of 2.3ย million. The city is at the centre of the larger Rhine-Main Metropolitan Region, which has a population of 5.5ย million and is Germany's second-largest metropolitan region after the Rhine-Ruhr Region. Between the 2013 enlargement of the European Union and the United Kingdom's withdrawal in 2020, the geographic centre of the EU was about 40ย km (25ย mi) to the east of Frankfurt's central business district. Like France and Franconia, the city is named after the Franks. Frankfurt is the largest city in the Rhine Franconian dialect area.

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Frankfurt's annual book fair - the world's largest - will take place as scheduled in mid-October, its organisers said on Wednesday, a sign of some return to..
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Frankfurt's renowned annual book fair will take place on its original dates in mid-October, its organisers said on Wednesday, a sign of some return to normality..
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German authorities are trying to trace everyone who attended a church service in Frankfurt this month after more than 107 people tested positive for the..
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More than 40 people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus following a church service in Frankfurt, Germany's financial center, earlier this month, the..
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