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Mainz on the Rhine 85m, lies at the mouth of the Main to the Rhine. It is the capital of the German state Rhineland Palatinate and its largest city. Besides it is a stronghold of the carnival. Panoramic view from the administration building of ZDF broadcasting studio in west direction.
In the native language of the webcam owner
Mainz am Rhein 85m, an der Mündung des Mains in den Rhein gelegen, ist Landeshauptstadt und die größte Stadt von Rheinland Pfalz wie auch Hochburg der rheinischen Fastnacht. Panoramablick vom Verwaltungsgebäude des ZDF Richtung Westen.
Mainz is a city in Germany and the capital of the German federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate. It was a politically important seat of the Prince-elector of Mainz (see: Archbishopric of Mainz) under the Holy Roman Empire, and previously was a Roman fort city which commanded the west bank of the Rhine and formed part of the northernmost frontier of the Roman Empire. Mainz is a city with over two thousand years of history. It is located on the river Rhine across from Wiesbaden, in the western part of the Frankfurt Rhine-Main Region; in the modern age, Frankfurt shares much of its regional importance. Geography: Mainz is located on the west bank of the river Rhine, opposite the confluence of the Main with the Rhine. The 2007 population was 200,234; an additional 18,619 people maintain a primary residence elsewhere but have a second home in Mainz and it is also apart of the Rhein Metro area consisting of 5.8 million people. Mainz is easily reached from Frankfurt International Airport in ... Read more about Mainz on Wikipedia