City in Hessen, Germany, 72 km/45 mi NE of Mannheim; It is a commercial and banking center, with electrical and machine industries, and an inland port on the river Main. An international book fair is held here annually.
Frankfurt was a free imperial city 1372–1806, when it was incorporated into Prussia. It is the birthplace of the poet Goethe. It was the headquarters of the US zone of occupation in World War II and of the Anglo–US zone 1947–49.
Grad u zapadnoj Nemačkoj.