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Bremerhaven (German pronunciation: [bʁeːmɐˈhaːfən], leeterally "Bremen's harbour", Law German: Bremerhoben) is a ceety at the seaport o the Free Hanseatic Ceety o Bremen, a state o the Federal Republic o Germany. It furms an enclave in the state o Lawer Saxony an is locatit at the mooth o the River Weser on its eastren bank, opposite the toun o Nordenham. Thou a relatively new ceety, it haes a lang history as a trade port an the day is ane o the maist important German ports, playin a crucial role in Germany's trade.

Havenwelten Überblick Bremerhaven 2013.jpg
Coat o airms o Bremerhaven
Coat o airms
Bremerhaven is locatit in Germany
Coordinates: 53°33′0″N 8°35′0″E / 53.55000°N 8.58333°E / 53.55000; 8.58333Coordinates: 53°33′0″N 8°35′0″E / 53.55000°N 8.58333°E / 53.55000; 8.58333
Kintra Germany
State Bremen
Foondit 1827
Subdivisions 2 boroughs wi 9 destricts
 • Laird Mayor Melf Grantz (SPD)
 • Total 78.867 km2 (30.451 sq mi)
Elevation 2 m (7 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Tot 114,025
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 27501-27580
Diallin codes 0471
Vehicle registration HB (wi 1 letter an 4 deegits)

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  1. "Bevölkerungsstand und Bevölkerungsbewegung am 31.12.2015" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt Bremen (in German). July 2016. 
  2. "National Commission for Decentralised cooperation". Délégation pour l’Action Extérieure des Collectivités Territoriales (Ministère des Affaires étrangères) (in French). Retrieved 2013-12-26. 
  3. "Kontakty partnerskie Miasta Szczecin". Urząd Miasta Szczecin (in Polish). Archived frae the oreeginal on 2012-08-18. Retrieved 2013-07-29.