Quelle: Statistik.aktuell Frankfurt am Main (02/2019): Koordinierten Bevölkerungsvorausberechnung des Statistischen Bundesamtes, regionalisierte Prognosedaten für alle hessischen Kreise und kreisfreien Städte, Bundesinstituts für Bau-, Stadt- und Raumforschung, Liste der Ortsbezirke von Frankfurt am Main, Liste der Stadtteile von Frankfurt am Main, Liste der Stadtbezirke von Frankfurt am Main, Einwohnerzahlen hessischer Gemeinden beim Hessischen Statistischen Landesamt, Zensus 2011 auf Frankfurt.de (PDF; 1,5 MB) abgerufen am 26. The name Frankfurt (“Ford [Passage or Crossing] of the Franks”) probably arose about 500 ce, when the Franks drove the Alemanni south, but the first written mention of Franconofurt stems from Charlemagne’s personal biographer, Einhard, in the late 8th century. Frankfurt also has the second-largest Korean community in the whole of Europe, as well as Germany's largest Sri Lankan Tamil community. Several courts are located in Frankfurt, including: Two important daily newspapers are published. Jahrhundert hinein wird Frankfurt fast nur in der Reichsgeschichtsschreibung oder in Königsurkunden genannt. Before World War II the city was globally noted for its unique old town with timber-framed buildings, the largest timber-framed old town in Europe. Annual book, automobile, and computer fairs are popular events, and there are many other fairs held throughout the year. Facts and Figures – FrankfurtRheinMain Metropolitan Region, The FrankfurtRheinMain region – facts and figures, "Global Startup Ecosystem Survey – Startup Genome. 1963 erreichte die Bevölkerungszahl mit 691.257 einen Höchststand und sank dann bis 1986 auf 592.411 Personen, vor allem durch Wanderungsbewegungen ins Umland. [58], Deutsche Bahn makes bicycles available for hire through their Call a Bike service. [28] Frankfurt hat das niedrigste Durchschnittsalter aller hessischen Gemeinden. [16] In 1924, Ludwig Landmann became the first Jewish mayor of the city, and led a significant expansion during the following years. The new building complex was designed to accommodate up to 2,300 ECB personnel.
Although today Hauptwache is mostly associated with the inner-city underground train station of the same name, the name originates from a baroque building on the square above the station. It's estimated that the share of Muslim inhabitants in the city is approximately 12% (2006). The Consulate General of the United States in Eckenheim is the largest American consulate in the world.

In 1849 Prussian troops ended the democratic experiment by force and the parliament dissolved.
The city can be accessed from around the world via Frankfurt Airport (Flughafen Frankfurt am Main) located 12 km (7 mi) southwest of the city centre. Frankfurt's 2020 population is now estimated at 777,156. Frankfurt is located on an ancient ford (German: Furt) on the Main River.

Lufthansa Flight Training is also based here.

In 21st-century Frankfurt, more high-rise buildings and skyscrapers (e.g., Skyper, Opernturm, Tower 185, Seat of the European Central Bank, Taunusturm) emerged, but none have surpassed Commerzbank Tower. In English, the city's full name of Frankfurt am Main means "Frankfurt on the Main" (pronounced like English mine or German mein). Frankfurt's 2020 population is now estimated at 777,156.In 1950, the population of Frankfurt was 532,413. To rent a specific bike, riders either call a service number to get an unlock code or reserve the bike via the smartphone application. The city is expected to benefit from international banks relocating jobs from London to Frankfurt as a result of Brexit to retain access to the EU market. Frankfurt has grown by 49,789 since 2015, which represents a 1.33% annual change.

The city centre is north of the River Main in Altstadt district (the historical centre) and the surrounding Innenstadt district. In 1995 Petra Roth of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) became Lord Mayor (Oberbürgermeisterin), Frankfurt's municipal leader. These are allowed to operate in pedestrian-only areas and are therefore practical for sightseeing. It is located on the north-east corner of the trade fair premises at the so-called city entrance. It was built in 1868 and was the second bridge to cross the river. Frankfurt also has the second-largest Korean community in the whole of Europe, as well as Germany's largest Sri Lankan Tamil community.

The Jewish community in Frankfurt dates to Medieval times and has always ranked amongst the largest in Germany. It has large immigrant populations from countries such as Turkey, Italy, Croatia, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece, Russia, Macedonia, Afghanistan, Lebanon, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Portugal, Spain France, China, the United States, Japan, Austria, the UK, Morocco, Pakistan and India. Night buses replace U-Bahn and tram services between 1:30 am and 3:30 am.

Die Inzidenz beschreibt die in einem bestimmten Zeitraum neu aufgetretene Anzahl an Krankheitsfällen in einer definierten Population. The three major international credit rating agencies – Standard & Poor's, Moody's and Fitch Ratings – have their German headquarters in Frankfurt. The institution failed in 1849 when the Prussian king, Frederick William IV, declared that he would not accept "a crown from the gutter". Sie wird meist pro 100.000 Einwohner angegeben. Due to troop reductions the AFN's location has been closed with AFN now broadcasting from Mannheim. Frankfurt was the original choice for the provisional capital city of the newly founded state of West Germany in 1949. Goethe Business School is part of the University's House of Finance at Campus Westend. Through its book fairs, Frankfurt had become the centre of German publishing and even a kind of European clearinghouse. Headquarters of the European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Frankfurt is one of two locations of the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht, short: BaFin).

"Frank ford on the[a] Main")) is a metropolis and the largest city of the German state of Hesse. The middle house became the city hall and was later connected with its neighbours. The current … Frankfurt also has a sizeable Muslim community due to growing immigration starting in the 1960s. Durch den anhaltenden Zuzug vorwiegend junger Menschen sinkt das Durchschnittsalter Frankfurts nach einer Studie des Instituts der deutschen Wirtschaft (IW) deutschlandweit am schnellsten.

The S-Bahn lines S8 and S9 (direction Offenbach Ost or Hanau Hbf) departing at the regional station take 10–15 minutes from the airport to Frankfurt Central Station and onwards to the city centre (Hauptwache station), the IC and ICE trains departing at the long-distance station take 10 minutes to Frankfurt Central Station. It dropped again to 592,411 in 1986 but has increased since then.

Frankfurt Egelsbach Airport (Flugplatz Frankfurt-Egelsbach) is a busy general aviation airport located south-east of Frankfurt Airport, near Egelsbach. St. Paul's was partially destroyed in World War II, particularly its interior, which now has a modern appearance. On work days and Saturdays one million people commute from all over the Rhein-Main-Area. In the next 20 years, the current age structure will definitely lead to a decrease in the working-age population and to an increase in the number of older people. Some of the most important research projects: Planet Earth Simulator, FraLine-IT-School-Service, quantitative analysis of methane in human corpses with the help of a mass spectrometer, software engineering (e.g., fraDesk), analysis of qualitative and quantitative gas in human lungs, long-term studies on photovoltaic modules (to name only a few). The southern part of the city contains the Frankfurt City Forest, Germany's largest city forest. From 1356 onwards, kings of the Holy Roman Empire were elected in this church, and from 1562 to 1792, Roman-German emperors were crowned there. Frankfurt (officially: Frankfurt am Main (German: [ˈfʁaŋkfʊʁt ʔam ˈmaɪn] ; Hessian: Frangford am Maa, lit. [28], Entsprechend der Bevölkerungsstruktur hat Frankfurt auch eine überdurchschnittlich hohe Zahl an Geburten.

By the 16th century Frankfurt had developed into an important European hub for trade fairs and financial services. The city is divided into 46 city districts (Stadtteile), which are in turn divided into 121 city boroughs (Stadtbezirke) and 448 electoral districts (Wahlbezirke).

The opera house was built in 1880 by architect Richard Lucae.