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Wiesbaden
Wiesbaden Montage.jpg
Coat of arms of Wiesbaden
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Administration
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Darmstadt
District Urban district
Town subdivisions 26 boroughs
Lord Mayor Gert-Uwe Mende[1] (SPD)
Governing parties CDUSPD
Basic statistics
Area 203.9 km2 (78.7 sq mi)
Elevation 115 m  (377 ft)
Population {{{Einwohner or  population}}}
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate WI
Postal codes 65183–65207
55246 (Mainz-Kostheim)
55252 (Mainz-Kastel)
Area codes 0611, 06122, 06127, 06134
Website www.wiesbaden.de
Location of the city of Wiesbaden within Hesse
Map
Aerial view of Wiesbaden

Wiesbaden (German pronunciation: [ˈviːsˌbaːdn̩] ( listen); Hessian: Wisbade, Latin: Aquae Mattiacae) is a German city near Frankfurt am Main. It is the capital of the federal state of Hesse. Wiesbaden is on the right (north) bank of the Rhine (German: "Rhein"), near the city of Mainz (about 10 km (6.2 mi) away from Wiesbaden centre) the opposite side of the river, and a short distance, about 30 km (18.6 mi), from Frankfurt am Main, to the east. About 274,000 people live in the city (2005).

Wiesbaden has an oceanic climate (Cfb in the Koeppen climate classification).

Wiesbaden is the capital of the state Hesse, which is located in middle of Germany.

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