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DDC vertrat Deutschland im Blick aufs rechtsmainische Industriegebiet, am Horizont der Gramschatzer Wald. This page was last edited on 22 September , at Das Zeughaus — war Waffenarsenal der Reichsstadt und wurde umfassend restauriert. Schweinfurt ist Sitz mehrerer Gerichte unterschiedlicher Instanzen:.
They are the main stations to change from east-to-west-bound S-Bahn trains to north-to-south-bound U-Bahn trains. Konstablerwache station is the second-busiest railway station regarding daily passenger volume , after the central station.
The third-busiest railway station is Hauptwache station , There are three stations for intercity bus services in Frankfurt: The city has two rapid transit systems: Most routes have at least minute service during the day, either by one line running every 15 minutes, or by two lines servicing one route at a minute interval. When leaving the city the S-Bahn travels above ground.
The trains that run on the line are in fact light rail as many lines travel along a track in the middle of the street instead of underground further from the city centre. The minimum service interval is 2. Frankfurt has ten tram lines 11, 12, 14 to 21 , with trams arriving usually every 10 minutes.
Many sections are served by two lines, combining to run at 5-minute intervals during rush-hour. The tram runs only above ground and serve more stops than the U-Bahn or the S-Bahn. A number of bus lines complete the Frankfurt public transport system. Night buses replace U-Bahn and tram services between 1: Taxicabs can usually be found outside the major S-Bahn and U-Bahn stations, at the central station, the south station, the airport, the trade fair and in the crowded inner-city shopping streets.
The common way to obtain a taxi is to either call a taxi operator or to go to a taxi rank. However, although not the norm, one can hail a passing taxi on the street. Uber ceased operations in Frankfurt on 9 November after operating in the city for 18 months.
Deutsche Bahn makes bicycles available for hire through their Call a Bike service. The bicycles are stationed all over the city, including at selected railway stations.
They can easily be spotted because of their eye-catching silver-red colour. To rent a specific bike, riders either call a service number to get an unlock code or reserve the bike via the smartphone application. To return the bike, the rider locks it within a designated return area and calls the service number, if not booked via the app. Nextbike also makes bicycles available for hire in Frankfurt.
They are stationed all over the city. These can be spotted with their blue color scheme. Cycle rickshaws velotaxis , a type of tricycle designed to carry passengers in addition to the driver, are also available.
These are allowed to operate in pedestrian-only areas and are therefore practical for sightseeing. Frankfurt has a network of cycle routes. Many long-distance bike routes into the city have cycle tracks that are separate from motor vehicle traffic.
A number of roads in the city centre are "bicycle streets" where the cyclist has the right of way and where motorised vehicles are only allowed access if they do not disrupt the cycle users. In addition, cyclists are allowed to ride many cramped one-way streets in both directions. As of [update] , 15 percent of citizens used bicycles. Frankfurt is one of the world's most important financial centres and Germany's financial capital, followed by Munich. The city's importance as a financial centre has risen since the eurozone crisis.
Indications are the establishment of two institutions of the European System of Financial Supervisors European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority and European Systemic Risk Board in and the Single Supervisory Mechanism by which the European Central Bank was to assume responsibility for specific supervisory tasks related to the financial stability of the biggest and most important Eurozone banks.
With over jobs per 1, inhabitants, Frankfurt has the highest concentration of jobs in Germany. On work days and Saturdays one million people commute from all over the Rhein-Main-Area. The city is expected to benefit from international banks relocating jobs from London to Frankfurt as a result of Brexit to retain access to the EU market. Frankfurt is home to two important central banks: The new building complex was designed to accommodate up to 2, ECB personnel.
The location is a few kilometres away from the city centre and borders an industrial area as well as the Osthafen East Harbour , It was primarily chosen because of its large premises which allows the ECB to install security arrangements without high fences. The Bundesbank was greatly respected for its control of inflation through the second half of the 20th century. In , 63 national and international banks had a registered office, including the headquarters of the major German banks, as well as 41 offices of international banks.
Many international banks have a registered or a representative office, e. By the 16th century Frankfurt had developed into an important European hub for trade fairs and financial services.
The most important stock market index is the DAX , the index of the 30 largest German business companies listed at the stock exchange.
Trading takes place exclusively via the Xetra trading system , with redundant floor brokers taking on the role of market-makers on the new platform. These markets are at the heart of the financial system and it is crucial for the whole European economy that they remain competitive. We tried to find a solution, but the remedies offered fell far short of resolving the concerns. Frankfurt Trade Fair Messe Frankfurt has the third-largest exhibition site in the world with a total of , square metres 6,, square feet.
The trade fair premises are located in the western part between Bockenheim , the Westend and the Gallus district. It houses ten exhibition halls with a total of , square meters 3,, square feet of space and 96, square metres 1,, square feet of outdoor space.
Messe Frankfurt GmbH, the owner and operator company, organized 87 exhibitions in , 51 thereof in foreign countries. It is one of the largest trade fair companies with commercial activities in over countries. A landmark building of the trade fair and of the whole city is the Messeturm the name translates as Fair Trade Tower , which was the tallest building in Europe from to It is located on the north-east corner of the trade fair premises at the so-called city entrance.
Despite the name it is not used for exhibition but serves as an office tower. Frankfurt Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world and is also the single largest place of work in Germany with over companies which employ 71, people The largest employer at Frankfurt Airport is Lufthansa, Germany's flag carrier and Europe's largest airline.
Lufthansa employs 35, people in Frankfurt. The airport serves as Lufthansa's primary hub with worldwide destinations compared to destinations at Munich Airport , Lufthansa's second-largest hub. Lufthansa Flight Training is also based here.
Fraport is the owner and operator of Frankfurt Airport. It is the airport's second-largest employer 19, workers in Three of the four largest international accountancy and professional services firms Big Four are present. It is one of the 10 largest investment trust companies in the world. Many of the largest international management consultancies are represented, including Arthur D.
Although it is best known for its banks and financial institutions, Frankfurt is also a centre for media companies.
Around companies of the advertising industry and public relations companies are there. In the same year Italian manufacturer Fiat opened its new German headquarters. Some of the largest German construction companies have offices, e. Frankfurt has Germany's highest concentration of homeowners. This is partly attributed to the financial sector, but also to its cosmopolitan nature, with expatriates and immigrants representing one fourth of its population.
For this reason Frankfurt's property market often operates differently than the rest of the country where the prices are generally flatter. Frankfurt is home to companies from the chemical, the transportation, the telecommunication and the energy industry. Some of the larger companies are:. The business centre of Eschborn is located right at Frankfurt's city limits in the west and attracts businesses with significantly lower corporate taxes compared to Frankfurt.
With 20, employees in , Opel was one of the five largest employers in Hesse. Offenbach am Main is home to the European headquarters of automobile manufacturer Hyundai Motor Company , to the German headquarters of automobile manufacturer Honda , to Honeywell Germany and to Deutscher Wetterdienst , the central scientific agency that monitors weather and meteorological conditions over Germany.
Kronberg im Taunus is home of the German headquarters of automobile manufacturer Jaguar Cars as well as the German headquarters of Accenture. Lufthansa Systems , a subsidiary of Lufthansa , is located in Kelsterbach. Langen is home to Deutsche Flugsicherung , the German air traffic control. Compared to the 's survey the number of satisfied inhabitants has grown about 22 percent while the number of dissatisfied inhabitants was reduced by 8 percent.
Frankfurt consistently has the highest levels of crime per , inhabitants in Germany It is calculated based on the administrative ,inhabitant figure while the urban area has 2. The rate for personal safety-relevant crimes such as murder, manslaughter, rape or bodily harm, is 3. It was established on 1 January The BaFin is an independent federal institution and acts as Germany's financial regulatory authority.
The IFC promotes sustainable private sector investment in developing countries. The Deutsche Nationalbibliothek is the largest universal library in Germany. Its task, unique in Germany, is to collect, permanently archive, comprehensively document and record bibliographically all German and German-language publications from on, foreign publications about Germany, translations of German works and the works of German-speaking emigrants published abroad between and , and to make them available to the public.
Frankfurt is one of Germany's leading tourist destinations. In addition to its infrastructure and economy, its diversity supports a vibrant cultural scene. This blend of attractions led 4.
As a profoundly international city, Frankfurt hosts 92 diplomatic missions consulates and consulates-general. Worldwide, only New York City and Hamburg are non-capital cities with more foreign representation. Two important daily newspapers are published. The conservative Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung , also known as FAZ , was founded in and is the German newspaper with the widest circulation outside of Germany, with its editors claiming to deliver the newspaper to countries every day.
The FAZ has a circulation of over , copies daily. The other important newspaper, the Frankfurter Rundschau , was first published in and has a daily circulation of over , Several magazines also originate from Frankfurt.
The local Journal Frankfurt is the best-known magazine for events, parties, and "insider tips". Titanic is a well-known and often criticized satirical magazine with a circulation of approximately , It is located at the "Funkhaus am Dornbusch" in the Dornbusch district and is one of the most important radio and television broadcasters in Hesse, with additional studios in Kassel , Darmstadt and Fulda.
Frankfurt is home to the German office of Reuters , the global news agency. Frankfurt hosts two universities and several specialist schools. The oldest and best-known university is the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University , with locations in Bockenheim, Westend, and Riedberg, and the university hospital in Niederrad. The Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences was created out of several older organisations in , and offers over 38 study areas, in the arts, sciences, engineering and law.
Some of the most important research projects: Planet Earth Simulator, FraLine -IT-School-Service, quantitative analysis of methane in human corpses with the help of a mass spectrometer, software engineering e. Frankfurt School is consistently ranked among the best business schools in the world, attributed to its high research output and quality of undergraduate and graduate training. It was taken over by the city in and turned into a state art school. Hoch's Konservatorium which was founded in The International Ensemble Modern Academy is a significant institution for the study of contemporary music.
Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule Sankt Georgen , a private institution with membership in the German Jesuit Association, has been located in Sachsenhausen since The city is home to three Max Planck Society institutes: The Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies , sponsored by several institutional and private sources, is involved in theoretical research in physics, chemistry, neuroscience, and computer science.
The RGK is involved in a variety of research projects. Its library, with over , volumes, is one of the largest specialised archaeological libraries in the world. Frankfurt schools rank among the best equipped schools nationwide for availability of PCs and other media facilities. In order to assure maintenance and support of the school PCs, the city in cooperation with the University of Applied Sciences launched the project Fraline — IT-Schul-Service, an initiative employing students to provide basic school IT-support.
Frankfurt is home to several professional sports teams. Some of them have won German Championships. Frankfurt hosts the following sports teams or clubs:. The city hosts also the annual Frankfurt Marathon and the Ironman Germany. In addition to the former, it is one of 13 global host locations to the J. Morgan Corporate Challenge  , Germany's biggest corporate sports event. Rhein-Main Eissport Club forms the base of the German bandy community.
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