Hanau facts for kids
|Lord Mayor||Claus Kaminsky (SPD)|
|Area||76.49 km2 (29.53 sq mi)|
|Elevation||104 m (341 ft)|
|Population||88,251 (30 April 2007)|
|- Density||1,154 /km2 (2,988 /sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
|Postal codes||63450, 63452, 63454 63456, 63457|
Hanau is a town in Hesse, Germany. It is 25 km east of Frankfurt am Main, where the little river Kinzig joins the river Main. Hanau has about 89,000 inhabitants, and is the sixth-largest city in Hesse.
During World War II Hanau was almost completely destroyed by British airstrikes in March 1945.
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Sculpture of Brothers Grimm in Hanau, by Syrius Eberle
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