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Coat of arms of Darmstadt
Coordinates 49°52′0″N 8°39′0″E / 49.866667°N 8.65°E / 49.866667; 8.65
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Darmstadt
District Urban district
City subdivisions 9 boroughs
Lord Mayor Walter Hoffmann (SPD)
Basic statistics
Area 122.23 km2 (47.19 sq mi)
Elevation 144 m  (472 ft)
Population 139,233  (30 September 2006)
 - Density 1,139 /km2 (2,950 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate DA
Postal codes 64283 – 64297
Area codes 06151, 06150
Location of the city of Darmstadt within Hesse

Darmstadt is a city in Germany, in the state of Hesse. It has about 140,000 inhabitants and a university. The chemical element named darmstadtium is named after the city.

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