Sort is an independent city in the west of the country Rheinland-Pfalz. With just under 115.000 inhabitants, it is the third largest city after Mainz and Ludwigshafen am Rhein. Nationwide, Trier ranks 67th among 79 major cities in Germany (as of 2015).
The city was named more than 2000 years ago Augusta treverorum (from the second half of the 3rd century Treveris) founded and claimed the title of oldest City of Germany for itself. Trier refers to the longest history as a city already recognized by the Romans, in contrast to a settlement or an army camp.
The Roman monuments in Trier, consisting of amphitheater, barbara baths, imperial baths, basilica of Constantine, Porta Nigra, The Roman Bridge, the cathedral, the Liebfrauenkirche and the Igeler pillar just outside the city have been part of the UNESCOWorld Heritage. There are also many other important cultural monuments from later periods.