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Offenbach
Satellite view of Offenbach.
Satellite view of Offenbach.
Coat of arms of Offenbach
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Administration
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Darmstadt
District Urban district
Mayor Horst Schneider (SPD)
Basic statistics
Area 44.90 km2 (17.34 sq mi)
Elevation 98 m  (322 ft)
Population 117,546  (31 December 2006)
 - Density 2,618 /km2 (6,780 /sq mi)
Other information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate OF
Postal codes 63001 - 63075
Area code 069
Website www.offenbach.de

Offenbach is a city in the German state of Hesse. It is on the river Main near Frankfurt am Main. The city has about 120,000 people. The Deutscher Wetterdienst (German weather service) is in Offenbach.

Economy

Until the early 1970s the economy of Offenbach was mainly the machine-building and leather industries. The city is the home of the German Association for Electrical, Electronic and Information Technologies until today.

Twinned cities

Offenbach has the following twin cities:


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