Metropolitan regions in Germany

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The metropolitan regions in Germany are eleven densely populated areas in the Federal Republic of Germany.wikipedia
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Berlin

Berlin, GermanyState of BerlinGerman capital
Using a narrower definition of metropolises, only four cities surpass the threshold of at least one million inhabitants within its administrative borders, namely: Berlin, Hamburg, Munich and Cologne.
The two cities are at the center of the Berlin-Brandenburg capital region, which is, with about six million inhabitants and an area of more than 30,000 km², Germany's third-largest metropolitan region after the Rhine-Ruhr and Rhine-Main regions.

Rhine-Neckar

Rhine Neckar AreaRhein-NeckarRhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region
The Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region (Metropolregion Rhein-Neckar, ), often referred to as Rhein-Neckar-Triangle is a polycentric metropolitan region located in south western Germany, between the Frankfurt/Rhine-Main region to the North and the Stuttgart Region to the South-East.

Stuttgart Metropolitan Region

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The Stuttgart Metropolitan Region is a metropolitan region in south-west Germany consisting of the cities and regions around Stuttgart, Heilbronn, Tübingen/Reutlingen.

Munich Metropolitan Region

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The Munich Metropolitan Region is one of eleven metropolitan regions in Germany, consisting of the agglomeration areas of Munich, Augsburg, Ingolstadt, Landshut, Rosenheim and Landsberg am Lech.

Rhine-Ruhr

Rhine-Ruhr Metropolitan RegionRhein-RuhrRhine
Hamburg, Berlin, the polycentric Ruhr-Düsseldorf-Cologne region (collectively referred to as Rhine-Ruhr), Frankfurt and Munich.
The Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan region (Metropolregion Rhein-Ruhr) is the largest metropolitan region in Germany with over 10 million inhabitants.

Ruhr

Ruhr areaRuhrgebietRuhr region
Hamburg, Berlin, the polycentric Ruhr-Düsseldorf-Cologne region (collectively referred to as Rhine-Ruhr), Frankfurt and Munich.
It is considered part of the larger Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan region of more than 10 million people, which is among the largest in Europe.

Frankfurt Rhine-Main

Frankfurt Rhine Main RegionRhine-MainFrankfurt Rhein-Main Region
Hamburg, Berlin, the polycentric Ruhr-Düsseldorf-Cologne region (collectively referred to as Rhine-Ruhr), Frankfurt and Munich.
The Rhine-Main Metropolitan Region, often simply referred to as Frankfurt Rhine-Main, Frankfurt Rhine-Main area or Rhine-Main area (German: Frankfurt/Rhein-Main, abbreviated FRM) is the second largest metropolitan region in Germany (after Ruhr), with a total population exceeding 5.8 million.

Cologne

KölnCologne, GermanyKöln, Germany
Using a narrower definition of metropolises, only four cities surpass the threshold of at least one million inhabitants within its administrative borders, namely: Berlin, Hamburg, Munich and Cologne. Hamburg, Berlin, the polycentric Ruhr-Düsseldorf-Cologne region (collectively referred to as Rhine-Ruhr), Frankfurt and Munich.
With slightly over a million inhabitants (1.08 million) within its city boundaries, Cologne is the largest city on the Rhine and also the most populous city both of the Rhine-Ruhr Metropolitan Region, which is Germany's largest and one of Europe's major metropolitan areas, and of the Rhineland.

Frankfurt

Frankfurt am MainFrankfurt, GermanyFrankfurt-am-Main
The city is at the centre of the larger Rhine-Main Metropolitan Region, which has a population of 5.5 million and is Germany's second-largest metropolitan region after the Rhine-Ruhr Region.

Düsseldorf Airport

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Düsseldorf Airport is the largest and primary airport for the Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan region – the largest metropolitan region in Germany and among the largest metropolitan areas of the world.

Berlin/Brandenburg Metropolitan Region

Berlin-BrandenburgBerlin Metropolitan RegionBerlin-Brandenburg capital region
Hamburg, Berlin, the polycentric Ruhr-Düsseldorf-Cologne region (collectively referred to as Rhine-Ruhr), Frankfurt and Munich.
The Berlin/Brandenburg metropolitan region (Metropolregion Berlin/Brandenburg) or capital region (Hauptstadtregion Berlin-Brandenburg) is one of eleven metropolitan regions of Germany, consisting of the entire territories of the city-state of Berlin and the surrounding state of Brandenburg.

Stuttgart

Stuttgart, GermanyStuttgart, West GermanyVaihingen
2.8 million people live in the city's administrative region and 5.3 million people in its metropolitan area, making it the fourth largest metropolitan area in Germany.

Central German Metropolitan Region

Central GermanyDresden-Halle-LeipzigEast-Central German EMR
The Central German Metropolitan Region (Metropolregion Mitteldeutschland) is one of the so-called metropolitan regions in Germany.

North Rhine-Westphalia

Nordrhein-WestfalenNRWNorthrhine-Westphalia
North Rhine-Westphalia has a population of approximately 17.5 million inhabitants (more than the entire former East Germany, and slightly more than the Netherlands) and is centred around the polycentric Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan region, which includes the industrial Ruhr region and the Rhenish cities of Bonn, Cologne and Düsseldorf.

Regiopolis

For urban centres outside metropolitan areas, that generate a similar attraction at smaller scale for their region, the concept of the Regiopolis and respectively regiopolitan area or regio was introduced by German professors in 2006.

Hamburg Metropolitan Region

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Hamburg, Berlin, the polycentric Ruhr-Düsseldorf-Cologne region (collectively referred to as Rhine-Ruhr), Frankfurt and Munich.

Hannover–Braunschweig–Göttingen–Wolfsburg Metropolitan Region

Metropolitan region Hannover-Braunschweig-Göttingen-WolfsburgHannover-Braunschweig-Göttingen-WolfsburgHannover-Braunschweig-Göttingen-Wolfsburg Metropolitan Region
*Metropolitan regions in Germany

Mannheim

Mannheim, GermanySeckenheimDistrict of Mannheim
The city is at the centre of the larger densely populated Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region which has a population of 2,400,000 and is Germany's eighth-largest metropolitan region.

Germany

GermanGERFederal Republic of Germany
The metropolitan regions in Germany are eleven densely populated areas in the Federal Republic of Germany.
There are 11 officially recognised metropolitan regions in Germany.

List of metropolitan areas in Europe

List of metropolitan areas in Europe by populationEuropean citiesLargest European metropolitan areas

Catchment area

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They comprise the major German cities and their surrounding catchment areas and form the political, commercial and cultural centres of the country.

Metropolis

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Using a narrower definition of metropolises, only four cities surpass the threshold of at least one million inhabitants within its administrative borders, namely: Berlin, Hamburg, Munich and Cologne.

Hamburg

Hamburg, GermanyFree and Hanseatic City of HamburgFree City of Hamburg
Using a narrower definition of metropolises, only four cities surpass the threshold of at least one million inhabitants within its administrative borders, namely: Berlin, Hamburg, Munich and Cologne.

Northwest Metropolitan Region

Bremen/Oldenburg Metropolitan RegionBremen-OldenburgBremen/Oldenburg