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Frankfurt: City in Hesse, Germany
Frankfurt is a metropolis and the largest city of the German state of Hesse. Its 753,056 (2018) inhabitants make it the fifth-largest city in Germany. On the River Main, it forms a continuous conurbation with the neighbouring city of Offenbach am Main and its urban area has a population of 2.3 million. The city is at the centre of the larger Rhine-Main Metropolitan Region, which has a population of 5.5 million and is Germany's second-largest metropolitan region after the Rhine-Ruhr Region. Between the 2013 enlargement of the European Union and the United Kingdom's withdrawal in 2020, the geographic centre of the EU was about 40 km (25 mi) to the east of Frankfurt's central business district. Like France and Franconia, the city is named after the Franks. Frankfurt is the largest city in the Rhine Franconian dialect area.

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Bayern Munich intend to win DFB Pokal as Frankfurt try to make impossible possible [Video]

Bayern Munich intend to win DFB Pokal as Frankfurt try to make impossible possible

Bayern Munich are determined to win the DFB Pokal final according to coach Hansi Flick with his side facing Eintracht Frankfurt in the semis on Wednesday.

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ECB gives euro zone fresh shot of stimulus [Video]

ECB gives euro zone fresh shot of stimulus

The ECB moved to increase stimulus for the region's crisis-battered economies on Thursday, ramping up its planned bond purchases to 1.35 trillion euros. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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U.S. churches slowly begin to reopen [Video]

U.S. churches slowly begin to reopen

Some places of worship slowly began to reopen over the weekend in the United States at reduced capacity and with social distancing measures. Gavino Garay has more.

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Bayern determined to beat Eintracht Frankfurt in empty Munich stadium on Saturday [Video]

Bayern determined to beat Eintracht Frankfurt in empty Munich stadium on Saturday

League leaders hunting another Bundesliga title, supporters or no supporters

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