Posted: 07.10.2010
Updated on: 09.12.2011


Muenchen , München

Munich, Bavaria, Germany

View Larger Map (German: München) is the capital city of Bavaria (Bayern), Germany. It is located on the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps. Munich is the third largest city in Germany, after Berlin and Hamburg. There are about 1.35 million people living within city limits, while the Munich Metropolitan Area (including the urban areas of Augsburg, Ingolstadt, Rosenheim and Landshut) is home to over 5 million people. Munich hosted the 1972 Summer Olympics and is a candidate city for the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Photo: City centre with Frauenkirche


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