Frankfurt and the surrounding Taunus area regularly rank in the top ten for the best quality of life. Often referred to as the most international city in Germany, 1 in 3 Frankfurters doesn't hold a German passport and almost everyone speaks English. It is also home to the largest financial centre on the continent which includes the European Central Bank and the Frankfurt stock exchange. The cities full name is Frankfurt am Main, meaning the Main River that flows through the city. That river is pronounced "mine", not as the English "main."
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Frankfurt airport serves Germany's fifth largest city and is the 4th busiest passenger terminal in Europe, behind Heathrow, Charles de Gaulle and Schiphol and the number one, in Europe for cargo traffic. The Airport has two terminals linked by a short monorail ride and is the home hub for Lufthansa.
Frankfurt boasts an impressive public transport system that seamlessly links the airport to the train network via a station underneath the airport. Includes all the information (in English) about lines, timetables and tickets. Download the app on your mobile device. Download the Deutsche Bahn app for timetables and route planning.