Wiesbaden, Germany

Wiesbaden (map) is the capital of the state of Hesse in Germany. It city covers 203.9 sq km (78.7 sq mi) and has a population of 276,000 (2011 estimate). It is located on the northern bank of the river Rhine, below its confluence with the river Main. At Wiesbaden the north-flowing river Rhine makes a […]

Rhineland Palatinate, Germany

Rhineland-Palatinate is a state in the wine-growing part of the Federal Republic of Germany. It covers an area of 19,846 sq km (7,663 sq mi) and has a population of just over 4 million people. It is known in German as Rheinland-Pfalz. Its capital is the city of Mainz. More on Rhineland-Palatinate Rhineland-Palatinate is bordered by North […]

Baden Baden, Germany

Baden-Baden is a resort town on the western edge of the Black Forest in Baden-Wüttemberg, Germany. Located at an elevation of 181 m, it covers 140.18 sq km (54.12 sq mi) and has a population of 55,000 (2011 estimate). Baden-Baden is well known throughout Germany as a spa town. Its spa has been in use […]

Passau, Germany

Passau is a city in Lower Bavaria, Germany. It is often known as Dreiflüssestadt, meaning City of Three Rivers, as the Danube is joined by the Inn and Ilz rivers at Passau. The city covers 69.58 sq km (26.86 sq mi) and has a population of 50,600 (2011 estimate). Some 20% of Passau’s population forms […]

Bad Bevensen, Germany

Bad Bevensen is a small town in the district of Uelzen in Lower Saxony, Germany. Located to the east of the Lüneburg Heath, it covers 48.01 sq km (18.54 sq mi) and has a population of 8,600 people (2012 estimate). More on Bad Bevensen Bad Bevensen, as its name suggests, is a spa town. It […]