Place:Coblenz, Rheinland, Preußen, Germany

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NameCoblenz
Alt namesKoblenz
Castrum ad Confluentessource: Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 484
Coblencesource: Wikipedia
Coblenzsource: Wikipedia
Confluentessource: Wikipedia
TypeDistrict
Coordinates50.35°N 7.6°E
Located inRheinland, Preußen, Germany     (1822 - 1946)
Also located inRheinland-Pfalz, Germany     (1946 - 2000)
Contained Places
Unknown
Metternich
Niederberg
Wallersheim

Note: In keeping with the 1900-rule at WeRelate, places in Germany are organized as they were in 1900 when Germany was known as the German Empire.

In 1900, Coblenz was a district (German: kreis) in Rheinland (province), Preußen, Germany.

In 1946, Coblenz (district) became part of Rheinland-Pfalz (state), Germany.

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Modern description for Coblenz (city)

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Koblenz, spelled Coblenz before 1926, is a German city situated on both banks of the Rhine where it is joined by the Moselle.

Koblenz was established as a Roman military post by Drusus around 8 B.C. Its name originates in the Latin , meaning "(at the) confluence" of the two rivers. The actual confluence is today known as the "German Corner", a symbol of German reunification that features an equestrian statue of Emperor William I. The city celebrated its 2000th anniversary in 1992.

After Mainz and Ludwigshafen am Rhein, it is the third-largest city in Rhineland-Palatinate, with a population of around 112,000 (2015). Koblenz lies in the Rhineland.

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History of Coblenz (city)

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