Mainz (German: [maɪ̯nt͡s] ( listen); Laitin: Mogontiacum, French: Mayence) is a ceety in Germany an the caipital o the German federal state o Rhineland-Palatinate. It wis a poleetically important seat o the Prince-elector o Mainz (see: Airchbishopric o Mainz) unner the Holy Roman Empire, an previously wis a Roman fort ceety which commandit the wast bank o the Rhine an formit pairt o the northmaist frontier o the Roman Empire. Mainz is locatit on the river Rhine athort frae Wiesbaden, in the wastren pairt o the Frankfurt Rhine-Main Region; in the modren age, Frankfurt shares hintle o its regional importance.

Mainz Auld Toun View frae the citadel (2003)
Mainz Auld Toun View frae the citadel (2003)
Coat of airms o Mainz
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Mainz is located in Germany
Coordinates: 50°0′0″N 8°16′16″E / 50.00000°N 8.27111°E / 50.00000; 8.27111Coordinates: 50°0′0″N 8°16′16″E / 50.00000°N 8.27111°E / 50.00000; 8.27111
DestrictUrban destrict
Foondit13 BC
Subdivisions15 burghs
 • Laird MayorMichael Ebling (SPD)
 • Total97.75 km2 (37.74 sq mi)
 • Total217,118
 • Density2,200/km2 (5,800/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
Diallin codes06131, 06136
Vehicle registrationMZ

Mainz wis foondit as a militar post bi the Romans in the late 1st century BC. The first European beuks printit uisin movable type wur manufactured in Mainz bi Gutenberg in the early 1450s. Up till the twintiet century, Mainz wis uisually referred tae in Inglis as Mayence.

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Mainz is twinned wi:

References an notesEedit

  1. "Bevölkerungsstand 2018 - Gemeindeebene". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2019.
  2. Landeshauptstadt Mainz. "Einwohner_nach_Stadtteilen" (PDF) (in German). Retrieved 25 Apryle 2007.

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