Hanau is a town in the east of the Rhine-Main region at the mouth of the Kinzig into the Main. It is one of ten regional centers of the country Hessen, special town of the Main-Kinzig district with about 90,000 inhabitants and is the sixth largest city in Hesse. The former residence of the lords and counts of Hanau was completely destroyed by air raids 1945th After reconstruction in a completely different form Hanau is back economic and cultural center of the Main-Kinzig region and a major transport, industry and technology.