The City Municipality of Bremen is the capital of the German federal state Free Hanseatic City of Bremen (also called just “Bremen” for short), a two-city-state consisting of the cities of Bremen and Bremerhaven. With around 570,000 inhabitants, the Hanseatic city is the 11th largest city of Germany as well as the second largest city in Northern Germany after Hamburg.
Bremen is the largest city on the River Weser, the longest river flowing entirely in Germany, lying some 60 km upstream from its mouth into the North Sea, and is surrounded by the state of Lower Saxony. A commercial and industrial city, Bremen is, together with Oldenburg and Bremerhaven, part of the Bremen/Oldenburg Metropolitan Region, with 2.5 million people. Bremen is contiguous with the Lower Saxon towns of Delmenhorst, Stuhr, Achim, Weyhe, Schwanewede and Lilienthal. There is an exclave of Bremen in Bremerhaven, the “Citybremian Overseas Port Area Bremerhaven” . Bremen is the fourth largest city in the Low German dialect area after Hamburg, Dortmund and Essen.
What is Bremen famous for?
Bremen is a major cultural and economic hub of Northern Germany. The city is home to dozens of historical galleries and museums, ranging from historical sculptures to major art museums, such as the Bremen Overseas Museum (Übersee-Museum Bremen).
Is Bremen expensive?
A single person monthly costs: 842.90$ (746.49€) without rent. … Rent in Bremen is, on average, 77.17% lower than in New York. Cost of living rank 209th out of 489 cities in the world. Bremen has a cost of living index of 63.19.
How far is Bremen from Munich?
Distance from Bremen to Munich. Distance between Bremen and Munich is 583 kilometers (362 miles). Driving distance from Bremen to Munich is 764 kilometers (475 miles).