Frankfurt State: Hessen Country: Germany
Frankfurt By The Numbers:
Population: 662,000 Land Area: 96 square miles/148 square kilometres Average annual rainfall: 25 inches/64 centimetres Average January Temperature: 34°F/1°C Average July Temperature: 66°F/19°C
Major Industries: Biotechnology, Finance, Publishing, Telecommunications Electricity: 220 volts, 50 Hz; standard two-pin plug Time Zone: GMT + 1 Country Dialing Code: 49 Area Code: 69
Did You Know? Frankfurt harbours more than 325 banking institutions earning it the nickname "Bankfurt".
Orientation: Located in central Germany along the Main River, Frankfurt tops out as the fifth largest city in the country. Berlin rests 283 miles/455 kilometres to the northeast, Munich 139 miles/224 kilometres to the southeast, Hamburg 348 miles/560 kilometres to the north, and Amsterdam 374 miles/602 kilometres to the northwest.