Bad Homburg, Germany

Bad Homburg (map), or in full Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, is a town on the southern slope of the Taunus mountains, in Hesse, Germany. As the word Bad (meaning “bath”) in its name suggests, it is a spa town. Bad Homburg is well known in Germany for its therapeutic mineral water as well as […]

Munster, Germany

Münster (map) is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It covers an area of 302.89 sq km (116.95 sq mi) and has a population of 280,000 (2011 estimate). The city is the regional administrative center for Münsterland and the cultural center for the Westphalia region. It observes the Central European Time (UTC+1) and in summer […]

Kaiserslautern, Germany

Kaiserslautern is a small city in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate, in southwestern Germany. Located at the edge of the Palatinate Forest (Pfälzer Wald), it covers 140 sq km (53 sq mi) and has a population of 99,000 people (2012 estimate). The city is a major NATO military base with some 50,000 military personnel station here […]

Aschaffenburg, Germany

Aschaffenburg is a town in northwestern Bavaria, Germany. Comprising ten districts, Aschaffenburg covers 62.47 sq km (24.12 sq mi) and has a population of 69,000 (2011 estimate). It observes the Central European Time, which is an hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC+1), and two hours ahead during Daylight Saving Time in summer. The phone […]

Mainz, Germany

Mainz is the capital of the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany. It covers 97.75 sq km (37.74 sq mi) and has a population of around 200,000 people (2011 estimate). It observes the Central European Time (UTC+1) and in summer the Central European Summer Time (UTC+2). More on Mainz Mainz is located on the west […]