The western city of Frankfurt on the Main River is the fifth-largest city in Germany, with around 700,000 inhabitants. It's one of the world's most important financial centers and a key industry and trade fair location.
The European Central Bank, the German Bundesbank, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and a number of major banks are all based in Frankfurt. This page collates recent DW content on Frankfurt.
Many leading financial institutions are threatening to leave London following Britain's exit from the European Union. Japan's Sumitomo Mitsui will shift its focus to Frankfurt to maintain clients in EU member states.
Some say third time’s a charm but for Dortmund it took four goes to break the German Cup final curse. Frankfurt are now all too familiar with the pain of final loss but it can help them grow, writes DW's Hecko Flores.