cities

Münster

Münster

Münster (/ˈmʊnstər/ MUUN-stər, German: [ˈmʏnstɐ] Low German: Mönster) is an independent city (Kreisfreie Stadt) in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is in the northern part of the state and is considered to be the cultural center of the Westphalia region. It is also a state district capital. Münster was the location of the Anabaptist rebellion during …

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Stuttgart

Stuttgart

Stuttgart (German: [ˈʃtʊtɡaʁt] Swabian: Schduagert [ˈʒ̊d̥ua̯ɡ̊ɛʕd̥]; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of the German state of Baden-Württemberg. It is located on the Neckar river in a fertile valley known locally as the “Stuttgart Cauldron” and lies an hour from the Swabian Jura and the Black Forest. Its area has a …

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Freiburg

Freiburg im Breisgau (German: [ˈfʁaɪbʊʁk ʔɪm ˈbʁaɪsɡaʊ] abbreviated as Freiburg i. Br. or Freiburg i. B.), commonly referred to as Freiburg, is an independent city in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. With a population of about 230,000 (as of December 31, 2018), Freiburg is the fourth largest city in Baden-Württemberg after Stuttgart, Karlsruhe, and Mannheim. The population of …

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Darmstadt

Darmstadt (/ˈdɑːrmstæt/, also UK: /-ʃtæt/, US: /-stɑːt, -ʃtɑːt/, German: [ˈdaʁmʃtat]) is a city in the state of Hesse in Germany, located in the southern part of the Rhine-Main-Area (Frankfurt Metropolitan Region). Darmstadt has around 160,000 inhabitants, making it the fourth largest city in the state of Hesse after Frankfurt am Main, Wiesbaden, and Kassel. Other …

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Frankfurt

Frankfurt, officially Frankfurt am Main (German: [ˈfʁaŋkfʊʁt ʔam ˈmaɪn] Hessian: Frangford am Maa, lit. “Frank ford on the[a] Main”), is the most populous city in the German state of Hesse. Its 763,380 inhabitants as of 31 December 2019 make it the fifth-most populous city in Germany. On the river Main (a tributary of the Rhine), …

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Cologne

Cologne (English: /kəˈloʊn/ kə-LOHN; German: Köln [kœln] Kölsch: Kölle [ˈkœlə] ) is a city in Germany. It is the largest city of Germany’s most populous state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) and the fourth-most populous city and one of the oldest in Germany. With 3.6 million people in the urban region and 1.1 million inhabitants within …

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Munich

Munich (/ˈmjuːnɪk/ MEW-nik; German: München [ˈmʏnçn̩] Bavarian: Minga [ˈmɪŋ(ː)ɐ]) is the capital and most populous city of Bavaria. With 1.488.202 inhabitants as of 31. December 2020, it is the third-largest city in Germany, after Berlin and Hamburg, and thus the largest which does not constitute its own state, as well as the 11th-largest city in …

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Hamburg

Hamburg (Low Saxon: Hamborg [ˈhambɔːç] ), officially the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg (German: Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg; Low Saxon: Friee un Hansestadt Hamborg), is the second-largest city in Germany after Berlin, as well as the overall 7th largest city and largest non-capital city in the European Union with a population of over 1.84 …

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Berlin

Berlin (/bɜːrˈlɪn/ bur-LIN, German: [bɛʁˈliːn]) is the capital and largest city of Germany by both area and population. Its 3.7 million inhabitants make it the European Union’s most populous city, according to population within city limits. One of Germany’s sixteen constituent states, Berlin is surrounded by the State of Brandenburg and contiguous with Potsdam, Brandenburg’s …

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