Facts and figures

Population

  • City area: Approx. 1.8 million
  • Metropolitan area: Approx. 4.3 million

Geography

  • Expanse: 755 km2 (city area), approx. 19.800 km2 (metropolitan area)
  • 7 boroughs: Altona, Bergedorf, Eimsbüttel, Hamburg-Mitte, Hamburg-Nord, Harburg and Wandsbek
  • 105 quarters, 180 localities

Government

Economy

  • Over 120.000 businesses
  • Germany's highest gross domestic product
    (88.9 billion € in 2008)
  • 3rd largest port in Europe,
    9th largest port in the world
  • 3rd largest centre for civil aircraft construction