Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany

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🇩🇪 Wiesbaden is a city in central western Germany and the capital of the state of Hesse. Wiesbaden is the second-largest city in Hesse after Frankfurt am Main.

The city, together with nearby Frankfurt am Main, Darmstadt, and Mainz, is part of the Frankfurt Rhine Main Region.

Wiesbaden is one of the oldest spa towns in Europe. Its name translates to "meadow baths", a reference to its famed hot springs. It is also internationally famous for its architecture and climate—it is also called the "Nice of the North" in reference to the city in France. At one time, Wiesbaden had 26 hot springs. As of 2008, fourteen of the springs are still flowing.

In 1970, the town hosted the tenth Hessentag Landesfest (English: Hessian Day, a state festival).

The city is considered the tenth richest in Germany (2014) boasting 110.3% of the national average gross domestic product in 2017. The average annual buying power per citizen is €24,783.

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Economy Wiesbaden hosts a number of international companies, which have their German or European headquarters there including Abbott Laboratories, DXC Technology, Ferrari, Federal-Mogul, Melbourne IT, Porsche, Norwegian Cruise Line, and SCA. Several German companies also have their headquarters in Wiesbaden, including SGL Carbon, Dyckerhoff, KION Group, DBV-Winterthur, and R + V Versicherung. Wiesbaden is also home to the "Industriepark Kalle-Albert", an industrial park in the southern quarter of Biebrich. It is one of the largest in Germany with over 80 companies from the pharmaceutical and chemical industries, including Agfa-Gevaert, Clariant, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, and Shin-Etsu Chemical. The park was founded by chemical company Hoechst AG in 1997.

The Federal Criminal Police Office and the Federal Statistical Office of Germany are both based in Wiesbaden, along with many Hessian ministries such as the Hessian State Criminal Police Office.

At approximately €77,500, Wiesbaden has the second largest gross domestic product per inhabitant in Hesse, after Frankfurt, making it one of the richest cities in Germany. The purchasing power per inhabitant is €22,500.

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Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany 
<b>Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany</b>
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Wiesbaden has a population of over 560,000 people. Wiesbaden also forms one of the centres of the wider Frankfurt Rhine-Main metropolitan area which has a population of over 5,800,000 people. Wiesbaden is the #338 hipster city in the world, with a hipster score of 2.2971 according to the Hipster Index which evaluates and ranks the major cities of the world according to the number of vegan eateries, coffee shops, tattoo studios, vintage boutiques, and record stores. Wiesbaden is ranked #631 for startups with a score of 0.248.

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Twin Towns, Sister Cities Wiesbaden has links with:

🇹🇷 Fatih, Turkey 🇫🇷 Fondettes, France 🇩🇪 Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, Germany 🇧🇪 Ghent, Belgium 🇩🇪 Görlitz, Germany 🇺🇦 Kamianets-Podilskyi, Ukraine 🇮🇱 Kfar Saba, Israel 🇦🇹 Klagenfurt, Austria 🇸🇮 Ljubljana, Slovenia 🇨🇭 Montreux, Switzerland 🇳🇮 Ocotal, Nicaragua 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Royal Tunbridge Wells, England 🇪🇸 San Sebastián, Spain 🇵🇱 Wrocław, Poland
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Antipodal to Wiesbaden is: -171.758,-50.082

Locations Near: Wiesbaden 8.24151,50.0817

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