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Mainz am Rhein

facts in brief

Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-37 map
Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-37 map

Facts in brief:

Located on Rhein river at mouth of Main; Roman camp was founded by Drusus on Celtic site; ruled by powerful archbishops from 8th cen.; self-governing from 1118 & head of league of Rhenish towns from 1254; was French in 18th & 19th cen.; damaged in WW II.

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