Ostend (Frankfurt am Main)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Stadtteil of Frankfurt am Main
Ostend  is located in Germany
Location of the Ostend (red) and the Ortsbezirk Innenstadt IV (light red) within Frankfurt am Main
Frankfurt Stadtteil Ostend.svg
Coordinates: 50°06′47″N 08°42′02″E / 50.11306°N 8.70056°E / 50.11306; 8.70056Coordinates: 50°06′47″N 08°42′02″E / 50.11306°N 8.70056°E / 50.11306; 8.70056
Country Germany
State Hesse
Admin. region Darmstadt
District Urban district
Town Frankfurt am Main
 • Total 6.432 km2 (2.483 sq mi)
Population (2007-12-31)
 • Total 26,547
 • Density 4,100/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 60314, 60316, 60385
Dialling codes 069
Vehicle registration F
Website www.ostend.de

The Ostend is a city district of Frankfurt am Main, Germany. It is part of the Ortsbezirk Innenstadt IV. The name means "East End.

The Frankfurt Zoological Garden, the East Harbor, the former Großmarkthalle and the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management are some of the well-known institutions in the Ostend. The European Central Bank has also built their new seat close to the Großmarkthalle at the Main river.

The Heinrich-von-Gagern-Gymnasium and the Hoch Conservatory are also located in the Ostend.

Construction work on the new Seat of the European Central Bank (2012)
Sonnenmannstraße 16. Home of the Hoch Conservatory