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Frankfurt, Germany
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    (794- )
    Founded by the Franks
    Germany's fifth most populous city (more than half a million)
    Situated on the Main river
    Germany's financial capital and and transport hub
    Officially Frankfurt am Main
    Also called Bankfurt and Mainhattan
    Charles the Bald
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    Bettina von Arnim
    Otto Hahn
    Erich Fromm
    Theodor Adorno
    Anne Frank
    Martin Lawrence
    Mayer Amschel Rothschild
    The Germans call it by its full name to avoid confusion with another German city named Frankfurt (Frankfurt an der Oder).
    During the Thirty Year's War, it suffered from plagues because it opened its doors to refugees.
    During the Nazi era, many synagogues in Frankfurt were destroyed.
    It was bombed to pieces during WW II.
    It has one of the busiest airports in Europe.
    It was the electoral city of the Holy Roman Emperors.
    It recovered quickly after WW II.
    The three pillars of its economy are finance, fair trade, and transport.
    It's the home of the Commerzbank Tower, the tallest skyscraper in Europe.
    It has many cultural and educational institutions including many museums and its university Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität.

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