Maintal

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Maintal
Coat of arms of Maintal
Maintal is located in Germany
Maintal
Coordinates50°09′N 8°50′E / 50.150°N 8.833°E / 50.150; 8.833Coordinates: 50°09′N 8°50′E / 50.150°N 8.833°E / 50.150; 8.833
Administration
CountryGermany
StateHesse
Admin. regionDarmstadt
DistrictMain-Kinzig-Kreis
MayorErhard Rohrbach
Basic statistics
Area32.4 km2 (12.5 sq mi)
Elevation100 m  (328 ft)
Population38,261 (31 December 2011)[1]
 - Density1,181 /km2 (3,059 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plateMKK
Postal code63477
Area codes06181,
06109 (Bischofsheim)
Websitewww.maintal.de
 
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Maintal
Coat of arms of Maintal
Maintal is located in Germany
Maintal
Coordinates50°09′N 8°50′E / 50.150°N 8.833°E / 50.150; 8.833Coordinates: 50°09′N 8°50′E / 50.150°N 8.833°E / 50.150; 8.833
Administration
CountryGermany
StateHesse
Admin. regionDarmstadt
DistrictMain-Kinzig-Kreis
MayorErhard Rohrbach
Basic statistics
Area32.4 km2 (12.5 sq mi)
Elevation100 m  (328 ft)
Population38,261 (31 December 2011)[1]
 - Density1,181 /km2 (3,059 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plateMKK
Postal code63477
Area codes06181,
06109 (Bischofsheim)
Websitewww.maintal.de

Maintal is the second largest town of the Main-Kinzig district, in Hesse, Germany. It is situated on the river Main, between Frankfurt am Main and Hanau.

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Geography

Neighbouring places

Neighbouring towns and cities of Maintal are Niederdorfelden and Schöneck in the north, the city of Hanau in the East, Mühlheim am Main and Offenbach am Main on the other bank of the river Main as well as Frankfurt am Main in the west.

Division of the town

Maintal consists of the four districts Dörnigheim, Bischofsheim, Hochstadt (seat of city-administration) and Wachenbuchen.

History

The city was artificially created in 1974 in the course of the Hessian administration reform by merging the city of Dörnigheim (now Maintal's biggest district) with the nearby towns of Bischofsheim, Hochstadt and Wachenbuchen.

Economy

Transportation

Maintal is connected with Hanau and Frankfurt by the so-called nordmainische Eisenbahn (northern Main railway) and has two stations (Maintal-West in Bischofsheim near the Main river and Maintal-East in Dörnigheim)

Two ferries cross the Main to the left, or south, bank. The Rumpenheim Ferry links Bischofsheim with Rumpenheim, whilst the Maintal-Dörnigheim Ferry links Dörnigheim with Mühlheim am Main.

International relations

Maintal is twinned with:

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