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Trier
Main Mercat Place

Coat of arms
Trier   is located in Germany
Trier
Trier
Coordinates: 49°45′24″N 6°38′29″E / 49.75667°N 6.64139°E / 49.75667; 6.64139Coordinates: 49°45′24″N 6°38′29″E / 49.75667°N 6.64139°E / 49.75667; 6.64139
Kintra Germany
State
  1. default: Rhineland-Palatinate
Destrict Urban district
Government
 • Laird Mayor Klaus Jensen (SPD)
Area
 • Total 117.14 km2 (45.23 sq mi)
Population (2011-12-31)[1]
 • Total 105,675
 • Density 900/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 54290, 54292, 54293, 54294, 54295, 54296
Diallin codes 0651
Vehicle registration TR
Website 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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