The colors of Frankfurt a.M. are an early imperial white eagle on read .
The name of Frankfurt on the Main river is derived from the Franks "Franconofurt" who lived there.Furt denotes a low point passage across a stream or river (Furche). Alemanni and Franks lived there and by 794 Charlemagne presided over an imperial assembly and church synod , at which Franconofurt (-furd -vurd) is first mentioned.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was born in Frankfurt.
- City's own website, http://www.frankfurt.de/sis/English.html
- University of Frankfurt, http://www.uni-frankfurt.de/