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Frankfurt am Main, mit ca. 660.000 Einw'hnern, ist die f'nftgr'te Stadt Deutschlands und die gr'te Stadt des Landes Hessen. Diese Stadt liegt am Fluss Main, in S'dwestdeutschland. Frankfurt war die Geburtsstadt Johann Wolfgang von Goethes (1749-1832), der wichtigste deutsche Schriftsteller…

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Die deutsche Handelsmessen entwickelten sich im fr'hen Mittelalter aus einzelnen M'rkten, die von Menschen besucht wurden, um Handel zu treiben. "Die Messen standen unter dem Schutz der F'rsten. So verlieh Kaiser Friedrich II. am 11 Juli 1240 der Stadt Frankfurt am Main das Messeprivileg und stellte die zur Messe reisende Kaufleute unter seinen Schutz" (Societ'ts-Verlag 1992: 251). Deshalb ist Frankfurt am Main eine der 'ltesten Messest'dte der Welt.
Frankfurt am Main ist regelm''iger Sitz zahlreicher bekannten Messen, die gr''tenteils von der Messe Frankfurt GmbH selbst veranstaltet werden. Es gibt viele Fachmessen mit den Schwerpunkten Textil, Papierwaren, Konsumg'ter, Architektur, Technik und Automobil, unter anderen. Einige Fachmessen sind die folgende:
Die wichtigste Messe von Frankfurt ist vielleicht die Internationale Buchmesse, die die gr''te und bedeutendste Buchmesse der Welt ist. "Die Geschichte der Frankfurter Buchmesse reicht zur'ck bis ins Mittelalter, als Johannes Gutenberg nur wenige Kilometer von Frankfurt entfernt den Buchdruck erfand" (Frankfurter Buchmesse 2007). Die Frankfurter Buchmesse findet jedes Jahr im Oktober statt, und dauert f'nf Tage. ...
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