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 Hamburg  Lower Saxony  Schleswig-Holstein  Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Largest Cities Hamburg

Area

 • Metro 26,000 km2 (10,000 sq mi)

Population [1]

 • Metro 5,100,000

 • Metro density 192/km2 (500/sq mi)

Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Website http://www.metropolregion.hamburg.de/

The Hamburg
Hamburg
Metropolitan Region (German: Metropolregion Hamburg) is a metropolitan area centred around the city of Hamburg
Hamburg
in northern Germany, consisting of eight districts (Landkreise) in the federal state of Lower Saxony, six districts (Kreise) in the state of Schleswig-Holstein
Schleswig-Holstein
and two districts in the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
along with the city-state of Hamburg
Hamburg
itself. It covers an area of roughly 26,000 square kilometres (10,000 sq mi) and is home to more than 5.1 million inhabitants.

Contents

1 History 2 Geography

2.1 Larger Urban Zones

3 See also 4 References 5 External links

History[edit] On 1 January 2006 the office of the Hamburg
Hamburg
Metropolitan Region opened, as agreed in a state treaty of cooperation (Staatsvertrag über Zusammenarbeit) between Hamburg, Lower Saxony
Lower Saxony
and Schleswig-Holstein.[2] Geography[edit] As of 2005, the Hamburg
Hamburg
Metropolitan Region was made up of the city of Hamburg
Hamburg
along with numerous rural districts in Lower Saxony
Lower Saxony
and Schleswig-Holstein, altogether comprising 800 cities, towns and municipalities with an overall land area of 19,802 square kilometres (7,646 sq mi).[3] Since then it has expanded to cover the districts of Ludwigslust-Parchim
Ludwigslust-Parchim
(partially from 2012, entirely from 2017)[4] and Nordwestmecklenburg
Nordwestmecklenburg
(from 2012)[5] in the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

States and districts

State District* Population (2012) Area Pop. density (2012)

 Hamburg – 1,813,587 755 km2 2,400/km2

 Lower Saxony Cuxhaven 198,115 2,073 km2 96/km2

Harburg 239,269 1,245 km2 190/km2

Lüchow-Dannenberg 49,082 1,220 km2 40/km2

Lüneburg 174,685 1,323 km2 130/km2

Rotenburg 162,182 2,070 km2 78/km2

Soltau-Fallingbostel 136,072 1,873 km2 73/km2

Stade 195,606 1,266 km2 150/km2

Uelzen 93,284 1,454 km2 64/km2

 Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Ludwigslust† 122,564 2,517 km2 49/km2

Nordwestmecklenburg 155,801 2,117 km2 74/km2

 Schleswig-Holstein Dithmarschen 132,965 1,405 km2 95/km2

Lauenburg 187,905 1,263 km2 150/km2

Lübeck 211,713 214 km2 990/km2

Neumünster 76,951 72 km2 1,100/km2

Ostholstein 197,882 1,391 km2 140/km2

Pinneberg 298,826 664 km2 450/km2

Segeberg 261,988 1,334 km2 200/km2

Steinburg 130,135 1,056 km2 120/km2

Stormarn 232,911 766 km2 300/km2

Hamburg
Hamburg
Metropolitan Region[6][7] 4,990,307 2,610,311 km2 191/km2

Largest cities and towns

City* or town Population (2012) Area Pop. density (2012)

Hamburg 1,813,587 755 km2 2,400/km2

Lübeck 211,713 214 km2 990/km2

Neumünster 76,951 72 km2 1,100/km2

Norderstedt 74,574 58 km2 1,300/km2

Lüneburg 70,438 70 km2 1,000/km2

Cuxhaven 48,829 162 km2 300/km2

Elmshorn 47,490 21 km2 2,200/km2

Stade 45,198 110 km2 410/km2

Wismar 42,433 41 km2 1,000/km2

Pinneberg 41,726 22 km2 1,900/km2

Seevetal 39,921 105 km2 380/km2

Buxtehude 39,858 76 km2 520/km2

Buchholz i. d. N. 36,875 75 km2 490/km2

Uelzen 33,467 136 km2 250/km2

Winsen 32,638 110 km2 300/km2

Wedel 31,725 34 km2 940/km2

Ahrensburg 31,292 35 km2 890/km2

Itzehoe 30,956 28 km2 1,100/km2

Geesthacht 29,098 33 km2 880/km2

Reinbek 26,347 31 km2 840/km2

* Districts and independent (German: kreisfrei) cities. † Ludwigslust was merged into Ludwigslust-Parchim
Ludwigslust-Parchim
in 2011; pop. data for 2010   District free city Larger Urban Zones[edit]

4. Hamburg
Hamburg
metropolitan region

Regions of Europe with the largest GDP per capita, Hamburg
Hamburg
#4

The Hamburg
Hamburg
Larger Urban Zone (LUZ) as defined by Eurostat's Urban Audit covers an area of 7,303 km² and in 2004 had a population of 3,134,620 inhabitants.[8] The Larger Urban Zone covers only the city of Hamburg
Hamburg
and its directly neighbouring districts.[9] The Hamburg
Hamburg
LUZ corresponds with the service area of the Hamburger Verkehrsverbund (HVV) transport association with an average population density of at least 150 inhabitants/km2.

State District* Population (2012) Area Pop. density (2012)

 Hamburg – 1,813,587 755 km2 2,400/km2

 Lower Saxony Harburg 239,269 1,245 km2 190/km2

Stade 195,606 1,266 km2 150/km2

 Schleswig-Holstein Lauenburg 187,905 1,263 km2 150/km2

Pinneberg 298,826 664 km2 450/km2

Segeberg 261,988 1,334 km2 200/km2

Stormarn 232,911 766 km2 300/km2

Hamburg
Hamburg
LUZ[10][11] 2,903,198

 Schleswig-Holstein Lübeck 211,713 214.13 km2 990/km2

Ostholstein 197,882 1,391 km2 140/km2

Lübeck
Lübeck
LUZ[10][11] 391,373

 Bremen Bremerhaven† 112,895 78,87 km2 1,400/km2

 Lower Saxony Cuxhaven 198,115 2,073 km2 96/km2

Bremerhaven
Bremerhaven
LUZ[10][11] 288,635

* Districts and independent (German: kreisfrei) cities. † not part of the Hamburg
Hamburg
Metropolitan Region

Hamburg
Hamburg
City Hall (Rathaus), seat of the Hamburg
Hamburg
Senate

Hamburg's Binnenalster
Binnenalster
lake

Travemünde, seaside resort in Lübeck

Cuxhaven

Historic market place (Marktplatz) in Wismar

See also[edit]

Hamburg
Hamburg
portal

List of metropolitan regions in Germany List of metropolitan areas in the European Union by GDP

References[edit]

^ "Hamburg" (in German). Retrieved 12 June 2009.  ^ Impressum - metropolregion Hamburg
Hamburg
(in German), retrieved 25 March 2009  ^ Hamburg
Hamburg
Metropolitan Area fact sheet (PDF), Statistical office Hamburg
Hamburg
and Schleswig-Holstein
Schleswig-Holstein
(Statistisches Amt für Hamburg
Hamburg
und Schleswig-Holstein), 2006, archived from the original (PDF) on 18 January 2009, retrieved 25 March 2009  ^ http://www.kreis-lup.de/leben-im-landkreis/regionalentwicklung/metropolregion-hamburg/ ^ https://www.nordwestmecklenburg.de/de/metropolregion-hamburg/metropolregion-hamburg.html ^ Bevölkerungsstand und Bevölkerungsdichte am 31.12.2012, Metropolregion Hamburg, 2013 ^ Flächennutzung: Siedlungs- und Verkehrsfläche nach Art der tatsächlichen Nutzung am 31.12.2012, Metropolregion Hamburg, 2013 ^ "Hamburg". Archived from the original on 16 July 2011. Retrieved 15 June 2009.  ^ http://www.staedtestatistik.de/508.html Retrieved 15 June 2009. ^ a b c Population by larger urban zone, eurostat, 2014 ^ a b c Map of metro regions[permanent dead link], eurostat, 2012

External links[edit]

Metropolregion Hamburg
Hamburg
- official webpage

v t e

Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg

Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg

Government and Symbols

Parliament Constitution Subdivisions Elections Flag Coat of arms Police

History and Culture

Timeline Hamburg
Hamburg
culture Hanseatic League Hanseaten Demographics Dialect Education Sport Museums Theatres Cuisine

Economy and Transport

Hamburg
Hamburg
Metropolitan Region Chamber of Commerce Airport Port Bridges Hamburg
Hamburg
S-Bahn stations Hamburg
Hamburg
U-Bahn stations

Lists Mayors Honorary citizens Diplomatic missions Rivers Parks and gardens Churches Libraries Museums Theatres Castles Railway stations

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Metropolitan regions in Germany

Berlin/Brandenburg Bremen/Oldenburg Hamburg Hannover-Braunschweig-Göttingen-Wolfsburg Munich Nuremberg Rhine-Main Rhine-Neckar Rhine-Ruhr Central German Stuttgart

states urban districts cities and towns (by population) municipalities

v t e

Cities in Germany
Germany
by population

1,000,000+

Berlin Cologne Hamburg Munich

500,000+

Bremen Dortmund Dresden Düsseldorf Essen Frankfurt Hanover Leipzig Nuremberg Stuttgart

200,000+

Aachen Augsburg Bielefeld Bochum Bonn Braunschweig Chemnitz Duisburg Erfurt Freiburg im Breisgau Gelsenkirchen Halle (Saale) Karlsruhe Kiel Krefeld Lübeck Magdeburg Mainz Mannheim Münster Mönchengladbach Oberhausen Rostock Wiesbaden Wuppertal

100,000+

Bergisch Gladbach Bottrop Bremerhaven Cottbus Darmstadt Erlangen Fürth Göttingen Hagen Hamm Heidelberg Heilbronn Herne Hildesheim Ingolstadt Jena Kassel Koblenz Leverkusen Ludwigshafen Moers Mülheim
Mülheim
an der Ruhr Neuss Offenbach am Main Oldenburg Osnabrück Paderborn Pforzheim Potsdam Recklinghausen Regensburg Remscheid Reutlingen Saarbrücken Salzgitter Siegen Solingen Trier Ulm Wolfsburg Würzburg

complete list municipalities metropolitan regions cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants

Coordinates: 53°30′N 10°00′E / 53.5°N 10.0°E / 53.5; 10.0

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