Mainz is the city of Roman origin, and can look back on a 2000-year history. Founded as a Roman legion camp mogonticam, was the capital city province later germania superior and archbishop of sitting 780/82 until 1803. After the end of this era, Mainz lost in time largely as a federal fortress its significance.
Mainz is the city capital and largest of the German nation Rheinland Palatinate, seat of Johannes Gutenberg university, the römisch- katholischen Bistums of Mainz and many TV and radio stations, such as the Südwestfunks and ZDF, and sees itself as a stronghold of the Rheinischen Fastnacht. Among many other Attractios there's a different kind of soccer club our 1.FSV mainz.05.