In The middle of germany
Frankfurt/Rhine-Main is Germany’s most international region. The largest airport, most of the banks and the highest skyscrapers are all right here. Would you mind a few more superlatives?
- As a trade-fair and convention city, Frankfurt has worldwide importance.Over 50 trade fairs and expositions take place on the third-largest trade-fair grounds in the world.
- Frankfurt is the headquarters of the European Central Bank and the key financial venue in continental Europe.
- One out of four residents of Frankfurt comes from somewhere else in the world. Many of them are here to do business. For American and Korean firms, the state of Hessen is No. 1 in Germany.
- The ratio of employment:population is 922 jobs for every 1,000 inhabitants.
- The Rhine-Main region has the highest purchasing power in Germany.
- A population of 5.4 million lives in the compact Rhine-Main region with its short, well-developed routes.
- Viewed worldwide, Frankfurt has the seventh-highest quality of life among all major cities.
- The nearby areas for rest and recreation, Rheingau, Taunus, Odenwald and Spessart, lie directly outside the city.
- There are a large number of theatres, opera houses, museums, palaces and castles, outdoor “apple-wine” locales and gourmet restaurants.
- “Mainhattan” is one of the few cities in Europe with a true skyline, yet another contributing factor to the city