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Mainz Old Town View from the citadel (2003)
Mainz Old Town View from the citadel (2003)
Coat of arms of Mainz
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Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Urban district
City subdivisions 15 boroughs
Lord Mayor Michael Ebling (SPD)
Basic statistics
Area 97.75 km2 (37.74 sq mi)
Elevation 85-285 m
Population  203,671  (8 August 2012)[1]
 - Density 2,084 /km2 (5,396 /sq mi)
Founded 13 BC
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate MZ
Postal codes 55001-55131
Area codes 06131, 06136

Mainz (Palatine German: Määnz or Meenz, Latin: Mogontiacum) is a German city. It is the capital of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate.

Mainz is on the left side of the river Rhine, on the right side is the city Wiesbaden. Mainz has about 203,000 people. Its main economic product is wine. It has an oceanic climate (Cfb in the Koeppen climate classification).


Mainz has some universities:


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