Frankfurt Metropolitan Region
Frankfurt, officially Frankfurt am Main is a metropolis and the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-
A quarter of the population are foreign nationals, including many expatriates.
Frankfurt is an alpha world city and a global hub for commerce, culture, education, tourism and transportation. It's the site of many global and European corporate headquarters. Frankfurt Airport is among the world's busiest. Frankfurt is the major financial centre of the European continent, with the HQs of the European Central Bank, German Federal Bank, Frankfurt Stock Exchange and many private Banks. Frankfurt's skyline is shaped by some of Europe's tallest skyscrapers.
Frankfurt is home to influential educational institutions, including the Goethe University, the UAS, the FUMPA, and graduate schools like the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. Its renowned cultural venues include the concert hall Alte Oper, Europe's largest English Theatre and many museums (e.g. the Museumsufer ensemble with Städel and Liebighaus, Senckenberg Natural Museum, Goethe House), the Schirn art venue at the old town.
Centuries ago, Frankfurt was for many years the coronation venue of German Kings and Emperors. The "Holy Roman Empire of German Nation" lasted from the middle ages (1157 / 1254 p.C.n.) until 1806. (Sacrum Romanum Imperium Nationis Germanicae)
Federal State of Hesse
Hessen, English also spelled Hesse, is a Bundesland (Federal State) in the west-
Hessen is bounded by the states of Lower Saxony to the north, Thuringia to the east, Bavaria to the southeast, Baden-
The largest cities are Frankfurt am Main, Wiesbaden (Capital), Kassel, Darmstadt, and Offenbach am Main. The majority of the population is Protestant, and most of the remainder is Roman Catholic.
Hessen lies between the Upper Rhine Plateau to the west and the Thuringian Forest to the east and consists mainly of richly wooded uplands. The Hessen Central Uplands contain the Spessart Forest and the Odenwald, both make Hesse a green State.
The state is well wooded, and small-
The state's industries depend on the Rhine waterway and its extensions up the Main and Neckar. The Rhine-
Hessen has a highly developed network of highways, and there are public and private bus services. The Rhine provides the chief waterway, and its economic importance cannot be overestimated. Frankfurt Airport is one of the largest and busiest airports in Europe. Rail travel in Hessen is well developed and has international European links, aided in recent years by high-
The state's legislative body, the Landtag, elected by the people, in turn elects a Minister-
Bad Nauheim belongs to the Frankfurt Metropolitan region.
As of 2012, Bad Nauheim has a population of 30,788. The town is approximately 35 kilometers (22 miles) north of Frankfurt am Main, on the east edge of the Taunus mountain range. It is a city devoted to health. Max Planck Institutions (Academy of Sciences) have their base here, among them the world renowned Kerkhoff Institute (Clinic) for heart, coronary and lung diseases.
Bad Nauheim is a world-
In the 1958 to early 1960ies the King of Pop, Elvis Presley did his military service in Bad Nauheim. A memorial that still today is visited by many admirers can be found near the Kurpark (recreation area).
Tourist Information City of Bad Nauheim
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