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Koblenz
Altstadt Koblenz.jpg
Coat of arms of Koblenz
Coordinates
Administration
Country Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
District Urban district
Lord Mayor Eberhard Schulte-Wissermann (SPD)
Basic statistics
Area 105.02 km2 (40.55 sq mi)
Elevation 64.7 m  (212 ft)
Population 105,888  (31 December 2006)
 - Density 1,008 /km2 (2,611 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate KO
Postal codes 56001 – 56077
Area code 0261
Website www.koblenz.de

Koblenz is a city in northern Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany with about 107,000 inhabitants. It is the third biggest city in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate and one of its main centres. Koblenz is the base of the Campus Koblenz of the University of Koblenz-Landau and the seat of the Mayen-Koblenz municipality.

Geography

Koblenz is situated at the meeting of the Rhine and Moselle rivers, between Bonn (60 km (37.3 mi) downstream the Rhine) and Mainz (90 km (55.9 mi) upstream the Rhine). Parts of Koblenz belong to a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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