Koblenz

Koblenz

About Koblenz

Koblenz or Coblence, is a German city situated on both banks of the Rhine at its confluence with the Moselle, where the Deutsches Eck (German Corner) and its monument (Emperor William I on horseback) are situated.As Koblenz was one of the military posts established by Drusus about 8 BC, the town celebrated its 2000th anniversary in 1992.The name Koblenz originates from Latin (ad) confluentes, confluence or '(at the) merging of rivers'. Subsequently it was Covelenz and Cobelenz. In the local dialect the name is Kowelenz.

Contributions by BoBo, Schaengel, and Marek69.