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Frankfurt (Oder)
Frankfurt (left) and Słubice (right), separated by the Oder river
Frankfurt (left) and Słubice (right), separated by the Oder river
Coat of arms of Frankfurt (Oder)
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Country Germany
State Brandenburg
District Urban district
Lord Mayor Martin Patzelt (CDU)
Basic statistics
Area 147.61 km2 (56.99 sq mi)
Elevation 19-135 m
Population  63,748  (31 December 2005)[1]
 - Density 432 /km2 (1,119 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate FF
Postal codes 15201 – 15236
Area code 0335

Frankfurt (Oder) or Frankfurt an der Oder is a town in Germany. It lies on the Oder river, which marks the current border between Germany and Poland (The so-called Oder-Neisse line). It's in the east of the state of Brandenburg.

Since January 1999, the town added a prefix Kleiststadt to refer to Heinrich von Kleist, who was born there in 1777. Today, about 65,000 people are living in Frankfurt an der Oder.

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