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Trier is located in Germany
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
  1. default: Rhineland-Palatinate
DestrictUrban destrict
 • Laird MayorKlaus Jensen (SPD)
 • Total117.14 km2 (45.23 sq mi)
 • Total110,570
 • Density940/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
54290, 54292, 54293, 54294, 54295, 54296
Diallin codes0651
Vehicle registrationTR

Trier, historically cried in Inglis Treves; French: Trèves; Luxembourgish: 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 saundstane 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 mucklest ceety in the state o Rhineland-Paltinate efter Mainz, Ludwigshafen, an Koblenz. The nearest muckle 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.

International relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

Twin touns – Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Trier is twinned wi:

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Bevölkerungsstand 2021, Kreise, Gemeinden, Verbandsgemeinden" (in German). Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz. 2022.