Among the most important cities of the Hesse region, Frankfurt am Main represents the financial centre of Germany as well as one of the most important in Europe, since it is the German city, as for commerce, par excellence.

It is home to the European Central Bank and of some of the most important fairs of Europe, among which we count the Book Fair and Motor Show. It is also considered one of the most livable cities of the world.

The city is relevant under many profiles: on the one hand for the financial centre, commerce and transportation; on the other hand for culture, universities and a wide range of museums. According to a ranking of big cities with the best life quality, Frankfurt holds the fifth position in the world, and holds the primacy in Europe for average income, which is about 74.000 euro per year.