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Hamburg is located on the Elbe River in northern Germany. Hamburg city official name is Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg. Hamburg is a biggest port city in the Germany. Hamburg is the second-largest city in Germany, the thirteenth largest German state and sixth-largest city in the European Union. The Hamburg is famous for ships, churches and harbors. The Hamburg port is the second largest in Europe; it is twenty largest in the world. The official name reflects Hamburg's history as a member of the medieval Hanseatic League, as a free majestic city of the Holy Roman Empire, and that Hamburg is a city-state and one of the sixteen States of Germany. Hamburg is the country's largest port and commercial center situated within the Merchant's District governed by historic red-brick architecture. In Northern Germany Hamburg is the main transport hub, it is one of the wealthy cities in Europe. Hamburg has wide media industry. Hamburg has a colorful local fish market and boating along the Speicherstadt canals. Hamburg has radio and television broadcaster Norddeutscher Rundfunk and publishers. Hamburg is the most tourist destination. In 2011 Hamburg rank was 16th in the world for livability. The most important economy of Hamburg is Port. Hamburg is a independent state and one of the 16 federal states in Germany. Hamburg was media capital and the wealthiest city in Germany in 21st century.
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Hamburg Recreation, Culture and Attractions
Hamburg has number of cultural spaces like the settlement at Meiendorf and Ahrensburg north of Hamburg, Germany. Hamburg's culture was extent from northern France to southern Scandinavia in the north and to Poland in the east. The city deals more than 40 theatres, 60 museums and 100 music spots and clubs these are Hamburg major cultural sectors. The city was a major center for heavy metal music in the 1980s. The city was a main center for substantial metal music in the 1980s. There are Helloween, Gamma Ray, Running Wild and Grave Digger ongoing in Hamburg. Hamburg is well-known for a unique kind of German alternative music named Hamburger Schule a term used for bands like Tocotronic, Blumfeld, Tomte or Kante. Hamburg is home to many museums and galleries viewing classical and modern art, as for example the Kunsthalle Hamburg with its contemporary art gallery, the Museum for Art and Industry and the Deichtorhallen or House of Photography. There are numerous specialized museums in Hamburg, for example the Museum of Labour, and several museums of local history, like the Kiekeberg Open Air Museum. The city is celebrates number of festivals and regular events. The Hamburger DOM is a northern Germany's major and fun fair celebrates three times a year. There are celebrates regular sports events some open to pro and sloppy contestants are the cycling competition Vattenfall Cyclassics, the Hamburg Marathon, the major epic in Germany after Berlin, the tennis tournament Hamburg Masters and equestrian events like the Deutsches Derby. Hamburg's Low German is the original language and official language is English. Hamburg has boasts 31 theatres, 6 music halls, 10 cabarets and 50 state and private museums more than 4,000 restaurants in Hamburg, 2,400 offer foreign cuisines. There are many tourist attractions and it is delightful city in Germany.

Hamburg Demographics
Hamburg total population - 1,70,000

Hamburg Education
Hamburg education covers the whole hue cycle from kindergarten, primary education, secondary education, and higher education. Hamburg primary educational system is coached by Ministry of Schools and Vocational Training. Hamburg has 33 public libraries. Hamburg and it's besides contains German schools and kindergarten, French school and an International School of Hamburg. The oldest school in Hamburg is Gelehrtenschule des Johanneums. Hamburg has six public universities and seven private universities private. In Hamburg the largest university is University of Hamburg and the university contains Medical Centre of Hamburg-Eppendorf. Hamburg also has many religious and special-purpose institutions. Some main universities in Hamburg are University of Hamburg, Hamburg University of Technology, HafenCity University, Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg, Helmut Schmidt University and Bucerius Law School.

Hamburg History
Before 4th century there is no firm evidence of Hamburg. Hamburg history stated at 810. Karl the Great built a fortress called the Hammaburg, which was focus for Christian missionaries. The historic name for the Hamburg was Treva, according to Claudius Ptolemy. Hamburg was segment in the medieval Hanseatic trading league and a free imperial city of the Holy Roman Empire. In 825 AD history of the city began with Hammaburg, castle built on a sandy promontory between the Elbe and Alster Rivers. In the 13th century Hamburg gained economic stature and grow as an important town to the development of the Hanes into a popular trading association of north German merchant cities. In 834, Hamburg was indicate the seat of a Roman Catholic bishopric the first bishop is Ansgar and is called as the Apostle of the North. The history the Hamburg starts with its basement in the 9th century as a mission settlement to convert the Saxons. The important day May 7th 1189 Frederick Barbarossa declared that merchants in Hamburg could trade freely. Every year this event Landungsbrücken is the venue for big celebrations. In 1529, the city contained Lutheranism, and Hamburg subsequently accepted Protestant refugees from the Netherlands and France in the 17th century, Sephardi Jews from Portugal. Hamburg had several great fires, the most important ones in 1284 and 1842; about a quarter of the inner city was blighted in the "Great Fire". The Hamburg is the main port in the Germany. From 1810 to 1814 Hamburg was annexed by Napoleon I to the First French Empire. Since 1949 after the Second World War Hamburg was in the British Occupation and grow a state in the western part of Germany in the Federal Republic of Germany. In Hamburg the first description of civil, criminal and procedural law in the German language, the Ordeelbook was written by Jordan von Boitzenburg in 1270. During World War II Hamburg suffered a series of Allied air raids that devastated much of the occupied city as well as harbour areas. After World War II trading communities developed from all over the world.

Hamburg Flag

image of Hamburg flag

Hamburg Tourism
Hamburg is offering entertainment, cultural events as strong as relaxation in the beautiful natural surroundings. Hamburg tourism play main role in the city economy. In Germany Hamburg is one of the fastest-growing tourism spot. As Hamburg is one of the world's largest harbours many visitors take one of the harbours that start from the Landungsbrucken. Hamburg tours include city hall and the grand church St. Michaelis the harbour promenad the old warehouse district. Hamburg has six principal museums. In Hamburg the Kundsthalle is one of the Europe's most remarkable galleries and established in 1868. The Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe is one of the most significant collections of ancient artifacts established in 1678. Museum of Hamburg History collection of this museum from 8th century to 20th century the port changing history of this town is captured in this museum. World famous the Hamburg Staadtsoper was established in 1678. The many more tourism spots in Hamburg were Blankenese, Altona Fish Market, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Reeperbahn and Hamburg Port. In Hamburg they are five great churches. In evening many visitors take a walk around the area of Reeperbahn in the quarter St. Pauli, Europe's largest red light district and clubs, bars, brothels, and nightclubs. In Hamburg other prefer the laid-back neighborhood Schanze, or a barbecue on one of the beaches along the river Elbe. Hamburg has famous zoo is the Tierpark Hagenbeck was established in 1907 by Carl Hagenbeck.

Hamburg Transportation
Hamburg is one of the second largest cities and major transportation center in Germany. The city's transportation system is managed by Hamburg Public Transport Network (HVV). Hamburg transportation system has speedy transit and provincial rail services and bus routes in Hamburg and its surrounding areas. There are more than 600 bus routes external as often as every 2 minutes. The rail network is perfected by and general range of bus services with metro buses. Hamburg is home to international airport i.e Hamburg International Airport it is one of the oldest airport in Germany. Rail system is also a major transportation in Hamburg. This is the three bigger stations in the center of Hamburg. The city is home to consistent transportation in and around Hamburg. The Hamburg Card offers reduced access to the tourist attractions, in further to metro travel. Otherwise, the main tourist attractions are closing sufficient in proximity that they can be reached on foot. Hamburg transportation has numerous ticket options from single-trip tickets to multi-day passes plus the Hamburg Card which combines discounted museum and other attraction visits.

Hamburg Universities
University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany - 38,000 students
Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg, Germany- 2144 students
Technical University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany - 5,100 students
Hamburg University of Applied Sciences,Hamburg, Germany - 13,500 students

Hamburg Tourist Attractions
Castles in Hamburg
Hamburg Dungeon
Hamburg Rathaus
Hamburger Dom
Hamburger Symphoniker

Hamburg Museums
Afghan Museum
Beatlemania Hamburg
Bucerius Kunst Forum
Erotic Art Museum
Hamburg-Bergedorf Observatory
Internationales Maritimes Museum Hamburg
Kunsthalle Hamburg
Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg

Hamburg Parks
Altonaer Volkspark
Harburger Stadtpark
Planten un Blomen

Hamburg Government
The Hamburg government is divided into branches i.e executive, legislative and judicial. German is divided into 16 states and one is Hamburg. Hamburg is the municipality in Germany, the governance deals of state politics and community politics. Hamburg takes place in two ranks in executive, a local rank for the boroughs and a city-wide and state administration i.e Senate of Hamburg. The state parliament is legislature, called Hamburgische Burgerschaft. Judicial branch is formed of the state supreme court and other courts. Hamburg is formed up of 7 boroughs, it is subdivided into 105 quarters and there are also 180 localities. Each senator is liable for a particular department, but administrative problems of a local nature are designated to the district offices and to the local authorities. The government is responsible as a municipality for public education, correctional institutions and public safety it is additionally responsible for libraries, sanitation, recreational facilities, water supply and welfare services.

Hamburg Economy
The most important economic significant unit for Hamburg is the port of Hamburg. Hamburg economy is thoroughly connected with the Germany Economic Area. Hamburg is the fastest growing port in Europe. Hamburg with Seattle and Toulouse is an important location of the civil aerospace industry. Hamburg port has International trade. The city has heavy industry such as, aluminum, making of steel, copper and a number of shipyards. Hamburg is a second-biggest city and the richest and the strongest economy in the Germany. Hamburg's economy based on media business and it has religious radio stations. In Hamburg power at a reasonable cost to the industries nuclear plants at Krummel and Brunsbuttel provide. In Hamburg trading also handle not only in the form of shipping but also airfreight and railway.

Hamburg Geography
Hamburg is situated on the southern point of the Jutland Peninsula, between Scandinavia and to its north Continental Europe to its south. West side of Hamburg located North Sea and east side located Baltic Sea. In Germany the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg is the second smallest of the 16 Lander, which is from 292 square miles. Hamburg was once a part of the Holstein region. Hamburg is located on the River Elbe at its meeting point of the Alster and Bille. The Hamburg geographical co-ordinates are 09.59 E Longitude and 53.33 N Latitude. In Europe one of the most important ports was Hamburg port. The Hamburg covers an area of 755 km² and stretches, 40 km both from north to south and from east to west. Hamburg has a marine climate. Hamburg's climate is affected by its proximity to the coast and oceanic air masses that arise over the Atlantic Ocean. In Hamburg Snowfall is few. Hamburg has features of oceanic and continental climate with cool winters, relatively cool summers and late springs. The coolest months are December, January, and February. The mild months in Hamburg are June, July, and August. Spring and autumn are lightly waterless. Hamburg has an important municipality and one with the sixteen divisions of constitute the Federal Republic of Germany.

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4/4/2012 jamieWrite Comment
The Beatles
The Beatles played several extended engagements in Hamburg before they were famous.
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