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The Ceety Municipality o Bremen (German: Stadtgemeinde Bremen, pronounced [ˈbʁeːmən]) is a Hanseatic ceety in northwastren Germany. A commercial an industrial ceety wi a major port on the river Weser, Bremen is pairt o the Bremen-Oldenburg metropolitan aurie (2.4 million fowk). Bremen is the seicont maist populous ceety in North Germany an tent in Germany.

Bremen
Bremen toun haw, St. Peter's Cathedral an parliament
Coat o airms o Bremen
Coat o airms
Bremen is locatit in Germany
Bremen
Bremen
Coordinates: 53°4′33″N 8°48′27″E / 53.07583°N 8.80750°E / 53.07583; 8.80750Coordinates: 53°4′33″N 8°48′27″E / 53.07583°N 8.80750°E / 53.07583; 8.80750
Kintra Germany
State Bremen
Subdivisions 5 burghs, 18 destricts, 89 subdestricts
Govrenment
 • First mayor Jens Böhrnsen (SPD)
 • Governing parties SPD / Greens
Aurie
 • City 326.73 km2 (126.15 sq mi)
 • Metro 11,627 km2 (4,489 sq mi)
Elevation 12 m (39 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Ceety 557,464
 • Density 1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
 • Metro 2,400,000
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 28001–28779
Diallin codes 0421
Vehicle registration HB (wi 1 tae 2 letters an 1 tae 3 digits)[2]
Wabsteid Bremen online

Bremen is some 60 km sooth frae the Weser mooth on the North Sea. Wi Bremerhaven richt on the mooth the twa comprise the state o Bremen (offeecial name: Freie Hansestadt Bremen1 - Free Hanseatic Ceety o Bremen).

Internaitional relationsEedit

Twin touns / Sister ceetiesEedit

Bremen is twinned wi:

Ceety Syne Kintra
Gdańsk[3] 1976   Poland
Riga [4] 1985   Latvie
Dalian 1985   Cheenae
Rostock 1987   Germany1
Haifa 1988   Israel
Bratislava[5] 1989   Slovakie
Corinto 1989   Nicaragua
Lukavac 1994   Bosnie an Herzegovinae
İzmir 1995   Turkey
Durban[6]   Sooth Africae
Pune   Indie
Maracaibo   Venezuela
Dudley[7]   Unitit Kinrick

^1 Then the German Democratic Republic

ReferencesEedit

NotesEedit

  1. "Bevölkerungsstand und Bevölkerungsbewegung am 31.12.2015" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt Bremen (in German). July 2016. 
  2. The caursign HB wi 1 letter an 4 digits is reservit for vehicle registration in Bremerhaven.
  3. "Gdańsk Official Website: 'Miasta partnerskie'" (in Polish & English). Urząd Miejski w Gdańsku. 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-11. 
  4. "Twin cities of Riga". Riga City Council. Retrieved 2009-07-27. 
  5. "Bratislava City - Twin Towns". Bratislava-City.sk. Retrieved 2008-10-26. 
  6. "Sister Cities Home Page".  eThekwini Online: The Official Site of the City of Durban
  7. "House of Commons Hansard Debates for 2 Dec 1996". parliament.uk. Retrieved 12 October 2011.