Munich is the capital and most populous city of Bavaria, the second most populous German state. With a population of around 1.5 million,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 the European Union. The largest city in the state of Bavaria, Munich is a mecca for prospective employees. The city enjoys a strong international profile in the industrial sector, particularly in Engineering, innovative technology and health industries. The city’s metropolitan region is home to 6 million people.
Straddling the banks of the River Isar (a tributary of the Danube) north of the Bavarian Alps, it is the seat of the Bavarian administrative region of Upper Bavaria, while being the most densely populated municipality in Germany. Also, a significant proportion of employees are engaged in the manufacturing industry. Munich is the second-largest city in the Bavarian dialect area, after the Austrian capital of Vienna.