Trier

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Trier
Main Mercat Place
Main Mercat Place
Coat o airms o Trier
Map of Germany, Position of Trier highlighted
Coordinates 49°45′24″N 6°38′29″E / 49.75667°N 6.64139°E / 49.75667; 6.64139
Admeenistration
Kintra Germany
State Rhineland-Palatinate
Destrict Urban destrict
Laird Mayor Klaus Jensen (SPD)
Basic statistics
Aurie 117.14 km2 (45.23 sq mi)
Elevation 124 m  (407 ft)
Population 105,675 (31 Dizember 2011)[1]
 - Density 902 /km2 (2,336 /sq mi)
Ither information
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plate TR
Postal codes 54290, 54292, 54293, 54294, 54295, 54296
Aurie code 0651
Wabsteid www.trier.de

Trier, historically cried in Inglis Treves; French: Trèves; Luxembourgis: Tréier; Laitin: Augusta Treverorum; the Laitin adjective associated wi the ceety is Treverensis) is a ceety in Germany on the banks o the Moselle. It is the auldest ceety in Germany, foondit in or afore 16 BC.

Trier lies in a valley atween law vine-covered hills o ruddy sandstone in the wast o the state o Rhineland-Palatinate, near the border wi Luxembourg an athin the important Mosel wine region.

Wi an approximate population o 100,000 Trier is the fowert lairgest ceety in the state o Rhineland-Paltinate efter Mainz, Ludwigshafen, an Koblenz. The nearest lairge ceeties in Germany are Saarbrücken, some 80 km sootheast, an Koblenz, aboot 100 km northeast. The closest ceety tae Trier is the ceety o Luxembourg, some 50 km tae the soothwast.

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Trier is a fellae member o the QuattroPole union o ceeties, alang wi Luxembourg, Saarbrücken, an Metz (neighbourin kintras: Luxembourg an France).

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Trier is twinned wi:

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