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The oldtown and the old Lahnbridge
The oldtown and the old Lahnbridge
Coat of arms of Wetzlar
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Gießen
District Lahn-Dill-Kreis Rural DistrictLahn-Dill-Kreis
Subdivisions 8 quarters
148-401 m (−1,167.6 ft)
 • Total 52,955
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
35521 – 35586
Dialling codes 06441
Vehicle registration LDK

Wetzlar is a city at the river Lahn in Hesse in Germany. The number of people in the city is about 53,000. Wetzlar is near Frankfurt.

Wetzlar is famous for the historic Oldtown and for Goethe.

The camera maker Leica is there.

Wetzlar has a connection to the Autobahn 45 with three junctions.

Wetzlar is twinned with:

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