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Frankfurt am Main, English Frankfurt on the Main, city, Hessen Land(state), western Germany. The city lies along the Main River around 19 miles (30 km) upstream from its intersection with the Rhine River at Mainz. Pop. (2011) city, 667,925; (2000 est.) urban agglom., 3,681,000.
There is proof of Celtic and Germanic settlements in the city dating from the first century BCE, just as Roman stays from the first and second hundreds of years CE. The name Frankfurt ("Ford [Passage or Crossing] of the Franks") likely emerged around 500 CE, when the Franks drove the Alemannisouth, yet the principal composed notice of Franconofurt comes from Charlemagne's own biographer, Einhard, in the late eighth century. The Pfalz (royal mansion) filled in as a significant illustrious habitation of the East Frankish Carolingians from the ninth century through later medieval occasions. In the twelfth century the Hohenstaufen tradition raised another château in Frankfurt and walled the town. The Hohenstaufen ruler Frederick I(Frederick Barbarossa) was chosen lord there in 1152, and in 1356 the Golden Bull of Emperor Charles IV (the constitution of the Holy Roman Empire) assigned Frankfurt as the changeless site for the decision of the German rulers.
Frankfurt am Main was a free magnificent city from 1372 until 1806, when Napoleon I made it the seat of government for the sovereign primate of the Confederation of the Rhine. In 1810 the city turned into the capital of the Grand Duchy of Frankfurt, made by Napoleon. From 1815, when Napoleon fell, Frankfurt was again a free city, where in 1848–49 the Frankfurt National Assembly met. From 1816 to 1866 the city was the seat of the German Bundestag (Federal Diet) and in this way the capital of Germany. After the Seven Weeks' War in 1866, Frankfurt was added by Prussia and in this way lost its free-city status. It was simply after its reconciliation into a unified Germany that Frankfurt formed into an enormous modern city.
The Contemporary City
Until World War II, Frankfurt's Old Town, which had grown up around the magnificent château, was the biggest medieval city still unblemished in Germany. The Old Town was for the most part annihilated by Allied shelling efforts in 1944, in any case, and was in this manner remade with multistory places of business and other present day structures. Among the city's most well known old structures are the Römer ("the Roman"; earlier the site of the Holy Roman head's crowning liturgy functions and now Frankfurt's city corridor) and two other gabled houses on the Römerberg (the city square encompassing the Römer). Other recorded tourist spots incorporate the 155-foot-(47-meter-) tall Eschenheimer Tower (1400–28); the red sandstone house of God, which was devoted to St. Bartholomew in 1239; and the Paulskirche, which was the gathering spot of the principal Frankfurt National Assembly.
Universal exchange fairs have been held in Frankfurt since 1240, and the city is currently a main business, money related, and high-innovation focus. There is a significant stock trade (first settled in 1585). The Rothschild family begun structure its global financial realm in Frankfurt. The city additionally is the home of the European Union's national bank. Yearly book, vehicle, and PC fairs are prevalent occasions, and there are numerous different fairs held consistently. Fabricates incorporate autos, apparatus, substance and pharmaceutical items, printing materials, and groceries. The city is customarily known for its generation of excellent hotdogs (sausages).