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Koblenz im Buga-Jahr 2011 - Deutsches Eck 01.jpg
Flag of Koblenz  Coat of arms of Koblenz
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CountryGermany
StateRhineland-Palatinate
DistrictUrban district
Government
 • Lord mayorDavid Langner (SPD)
Area
 • Total105.02 km2 (40.55 sq mi)
Elevation
64.7 m (212.3 ft)
Population
 (2006-12-31)
 • Total105,888
 • Density1,008.27/km2 (2,611.39/sq mi)
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Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes
56001–56077
Vehicle registrationKO
Websitekoblenz.de

Koblenz is a city in northern Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany with about 107,000 inhabitants. It is the third biggest city in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate and one of its main centres. Koblenz is the base of the Campus Koblenz of the University of Koblenz-Landau and the seat of the Mayen-Koblenz municipality.

Geography

Koblenz is situated at the meeting of the Rhine and Moselle rivers, between Bonn (60 km (37.3 mi) downstream the Rhine) and Mainz (90 km (55.9 mi) upstream the Rhine). Parts of Koblenz belong to a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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Other websites

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