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Where is Mainz

Mainz is the capital city of the Rhineland-Palatinate state in western Germany. It is situated on the west bank of the Rhine River, across from Wiesbaden, which is the capital of the neighboring state of Hesse. Mainz is known for its historical significance, and it has a rich cultural heritage, including its Roman roots and its association with Johannes Gutenberg, the inventor of the printing press. The city is located not far from Frankfurt, one of the major financial and cultural hubs in Germany.

Mainz Location Map, Germany

DistrictUrban district
Coordinates49°59′58″N 08°16′25″E
Area97.75 km2 (37.74 sq mi)
Highest elevation285 m (935 ft)
Lowest elevation85 m (279 ft)
Population 217,556
Density2,200/km2 (5,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes55116-55131
Dialling codes06131, 06136
Vehicle registrationMZ