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The City of Mainz in Germany (in German it’s Mainz): brief information about the city, postal codes(ZIPs), phone, area, dialling code, international prefix, local time, population

§ Mainz: brief information about the city

The City of Mainz, in German Mainz, with a population size of about 216'000 people is one of the largest cities of Germany, covering an area of 97 km2, the city is located in the western part of Germany in the federated state of Rhineland-Palatinate , the city of Mainz is the capital of the said federated state. The population density of the city is 2'201 people per 1 km2. The city is part of the metropolitan region: Frankfurt/Rhine-Main metropolitan region, with a population size of 5.6 million people. Read more at all metropolitan areas and metropolitan cities of Germany.

§ Mainz population, population density

The table below contains the population statistics for the City of Mainz versus the mean value per 1 city in Germany. This gives an idea of the city size and its population.

Feature Value Mean value per 1 city in Germany
Population size, people 215'110 29'416
Number of men, people 104'564 14'446
Number of women, people 110'546 14'970
City area, km2 97 71
Population density, people per 1 km2 2'201 413

§ Mainz local time

The City of Mainz, like all other cities in Germany, has a single time zone, so the exact local time in the City of Mainz is the same as in all the cities of Germany:

Postal code(s) of the City of Mainz

The major postal code in the City of Mainz is 55116 (it consists of 5 digits, like all postal codes in Germany).

However, the following postal codes also apply to the city, depending on the city part: 55118, 55120, 55122, 55124, 55126, 55127, 55128, 55129, 55130, 55131.


§ City of Mainz on the map

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§ City of Mainz phone code (or area, dialling code, international prefix)

For telephone calls to the City of Mainz, use its telephone code 6131. For calls around Germany, dial “0” (to access the DLD, domestic long-distance line) prior to the city code, that is 0 6131, and then dial the subscriber's phone number. For calls from other countries, first dial the international access code (which, for example, in UK is: “00”, two zeros), then the code of Germany 49, then the city code 6131 and the subscriber's phone number, for example: 00 49 6131 1234123.


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