Mariensäule at Marienplatz
Aerial view
Lion sculptures by Wilhelm von Rümann at the Feldherrnhalle
Alps behind the skyline
Munich city large coat of arms
Munich in the 16th century
Plan of Munich in 1642
Marienplatz, Munich about 1650
Banners with the colours of Munich (left) and Bavaria (right) with the Frauenkirche in the background
Unrest during the Beer Hall Putsch
Bombing damage to the Altstadt. Note the roofless and pockmarked Altes Rathaus looking up the Tal. The roofless Heilig-Geist-Kirche is on the right of the photo. Its spire, without the copper top, is behind the church. The Talbruck gate tower is missing completely.
Satellite photo by ESA Sentinel-2
Bavarian State Chancellery
Groups in the council: Left/PARTEI: 4 seats SPD/Volt: 19 seats  Greens/Pink List: 24 seats  ÖDP/FW: 6 seats  FDP/BP: 4 seats  CSU: 20 seats  AfD: 3 seats
Plaque in the Neues Rathaus (New City Hall) showing Munich's twin towns and sister cities
Munich's boroughs
The New Town Hall and Marienplatz
Viktualienmarkt with the Altes Rathaus
Wittelsbach Square at night, 1890, by Aleksander Gierymski
Ludwigstraße from above, Highlight Towers in the background
Building in Schwabing
Nymphenburg Palace
Schleissheim Palace
BMW Headquarters
Hofgarten with the dome of the state chancellery near the Residenz
Allianz Arena, the home stadium of Bayern Munich
Olympiasee in Olympiapark, Munich
Munich Marathon
Surfer on the Eisbach river wave
Deutsches Museum
The Glyptothek
Bavarian National Museum
BMW Welt
National Theatre
The Golden Friedensengel
Vassily Kandinsky's Houses in Munich (1908)
Portrait of Oskar Maria Graf by Georg Schrimpf (1927)
Logo of Bavaria Film
Tollwood Winterfestival
Schäfflertanz in Neuhausen, 2012
Weisswurst with sweet mustard and a pretzel
Helles beer
Augustiner brewery
Beer garden in Munich
The party ship Alte Utting
Bahnwärter Thiel
Blitz Club
Main building of the LMU
Main building of the Technical University
University of Applied Sciences (HM)
TU Munich's Garching Campus
Academy of Fine Arts Munich
University of Television and Film
Fraunhofer Headquarters in Munich
European Southern Observatory's headquarter in Garching
BMW Headquarters building (one of the few buildings that has been built from the top to the bottom) and the bowl shaped BMW Museum
Siemens-Forum in Munich
The HypoVereinsbank tower
Public transport network
Westfriedhof platform of the Munich U-Bahn
Munich's S-Bahn at the Marienplatz station
Munich main railway station
Munich motorway network
Munich International Airport (MUC)
Wasserburg am Inn
Lake Starnberg
Großer Ostersee

Capital and most populous city of the German state of Bavaria.

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1972 Summer Olympics

The 1972 Summer Olympics (Olympische Sommerspiele 1972), officially known as the Games of the XX Olympiad (Spiele der XX.

Emblem of the 1972 Summer Olympics
Otl Aicher's signage pictograms designed for the Munich Olympic Games
Procession of athletes in the Olympic Stadium- 1972 Summer Olympics, Munich, Germany
Munich Olympics commemorative 10-mark coin, 1972
Aerial view of the Olympiapark.
Number of competitors per nation.

Olympiade) and commonly known as Munich 1972 (München 1972), was an international multi-sport event held in Munich, West Germany, from 26 August to 11 September 1972.

1974 FIFA World Cup

The tenth FIFA World Cup, a quadrennial football tournament for men's senior national teams, and was played in West Germany between 13 June and 7 July.

1974 FIFA World Cup official logo
Results of finalists
One of two official match footballs of the FIFA World Cup 1974 - the Adidas TELSTAR durlast. The other, was the all-white Adidas CHILE durlast
East German line-up v. Australia
Jairzinho's goal against Zaire
Capello (No.8) is brought down v. Haiti
Streich heads East Germany into the lead v. Argentina

West Germany won the title, beating the Netherlands 2–1 in the final at the Olympiastadion in Munich.


Second-longest river in Europe, after the Volga in Russia.

The Danube basin
The hydrogeographical source of the Danube at St Martin's Chapel in Furtwangen im Schwarzwald: the Bregquelle, the source of the Danube's longest headstream, the Breg, where the Danube is symbolized by the Roman allegory for the river, Danuvius.
The symbolical source of the Danube in Donaueschingen: the source of the Donaubach (Danube Brook), which flows into the Brigach.
The Danube's source confluence in Donaueschingen: the Donauzusammenfluss, the confluence of Breg and Brigach.
Confluence of (from left to right) Inn, Danube, and Ilz in Passau
Danube in Linz, Austria
The Danube in Bratislava, Slovakia
Basilica of Esztergom, Hungary
The Tisza is the longest tributary of the Danube
Confluence of river Sava into the Danube beneath Belgrade citadel
Danube at Nikopol, Bulgaria in winter
The Danube in Sulina, Romania
0 km, Danube Delta, Ukraine
Where the Danube Meets the Black Sea (European Space Agency Sentinel-2 image).
The Danube discharges into the Black Sea (the upper body of water in the image).
Aerial view of Margaret Island, Budapest, Hungary. There are 15 bridges over the Danube in Budapest.
Great War Island, Belgrade, as seen from Zemun, Serbia. It is located at the confluence of the Sava and Danube.
The Ada Kaleh island in the Danube was forgotten during the peace talks at the Congress of Berlin in 1878, which allowed it to remain a de jure Turkish territory and the Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid II's private possession until the Treaty of Lausanne in 1923 (de facto until Romania unilaterally declared its sovereignty on the island in 1919 and further strengthened it with the Treaty of Trianon in 1920). The island was submerged during the construction of the Iron Gates hydroelectric plant in 1970.
The Danube in Budapest
Fisherman in the Danube Delta
Pelicans in the Danube Delta, Romania
Iron Gates, Serbia-Romania border
Iron Gate II Hydroelectric Power Station, Romania-Serbia
The Iron Gate, on the Serbian-Romanian border (Iron Gates natural park and Đerdap national park)
Fishing from a Zille on the Danube in Lower Austria, 1982
Wachau Valley near Spitz, Austria
The Danube Bike Trail running along the Schlögener Schlinge
The Danube Bike Trail leading through the city Linz
Resting area along the Donausteig hiking trail near Bad Kreuzen
16th-century Danube landscape near Regensburg, by Albrecht Altdorfer – a member of the Danube school.
The oldest bridge across the Danube, constructed by Apollodorus of Damascus between 103 and 105 CE, directed by Trajan, modern Serbia and Romania.
At Esztergom and Štúrovo, the Danube separates Hungary from Slovakia
The Danube in Vienna
The Danube between Belene and Belene Island, Bulgaria
A look upstream from the Donauinsel in Vienna, Austria during an unusually cold winter (February 2006). A frozen Danube usually occurs just once or twice in a lifetime.
Bratislava does not usually suffer major floods, but the Danube sometimes overflows its right bank
Combat between Russian and Turkish forces on the Danube in 1854, during the Crimean War (1853–1856)
Gornje Podunavlje Special Nature Reserve in Serbia.
Golubac Fortress in Đerdap National park, Serbia.

The fourth-largest city in its basin is Munich, the capital of Bavaria, standing on the Isar River.


The R32 motorcycle, the first BMW motor vehicle, at the BMW Museum in Munich
The 2015 BMW R1200RT
BMW Headquarters
Spot welding 3 Series bodies in Leipzig, Germany
BMW sponsor car at the London 2012 Olympics
BMW Zentrum museum in Spartanburg, South Carolina
1 Series (F40)
2 Series Gran Coupé (F44)
2 Series (G42)
3 Series (G20)
4 Series (G22)
5 Series (G30)
6 Series (G32)
7 Series (G12)
8 Series (G15)
X1 (F48)
X2 (F39)
X3 (G01)
X4 (G02)
X5 (G05)
X6 (G06)
X7 (G07)
Z4 (G29)
X3 M
X4 M
X5 M
X6 M
2016 BMW M4 DTM
2016 BMW M6 GT3
2016 BMW S1000RR
1975 3.0 CSL Art Car by Alexander Calder
1979 M1 Art Car by Andy Warhol
BMW Museum
BMW Welt
2 Series (G42)
6 Series (G32)

Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, commonly referred to as BMW, is a German multinational corporate manufacturer of luxury vehicles and motorcycles headquartered in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.


Werner von Siemens, co-founder of Siemens & Halske.
First electric locomotive, built in 1879 by company founder Werner von Siemens.
The company built airplanes during World War I, for example this Siemens airplane in 1926.
British Siemens advertisement from the 1920s era.
Prisoners around 1944 working at a Siemens factory in KZ Bobrek, a subcamp of Auschwitz concentration camp.
A Siemens truck being used as a Nazi public address vehicle in 1932
Siemens Factory and Ravensbrück concentration camp.
A 1973 Siemens electron microscope on display at the Musée des Arts et Métiers in Paris.
A Siemens Velaro high speed train in service on the Köln–Frankfurt high-speed rail line
Siemens power generating wind turbine towers
Siemens C651 trains for the Singapore MRT at Ulu Pandan Depot
A Siemens high-voltage transformer
A Siemens SPECT/CT scanner in operation
A Siemens wind power generator
A Siemens steam turbine rotor
A Siemens train in operation
Bangkok Skytrain built by Siemens
Siemens' headquarters, Munich (front)
Siemens office building in Munich-Giesing
Siemens-Tower in Berlin-Siemensstadt
"Wernerwerk" (Werner's Factory) in Berlin-Siemensstadt
Wernerwerk II in Berlin-Siemensstadt
Wernerwerk XV in Berlin-Siemensstadt
Siemens office building in Erlangen
Siemens office building in Erlangen
Siemens site in Munich-Perlach
Siemens Forum Munich
Siemens Gas Turbine Factory, formerly Ruston & Hornsby Pelham Works, Lincoln, England

Siemens AG ( or ) is a German multinational conglomerate corporation and the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe headquartered in Munich with branch offices abroad.


This logo is on the front of all MAN trucks and buses. The lion comes from Büssing AG, a company that MAN acquired in 1971. It resembles the coat of arms of the city of Brunswick.
Share of the Maschinenfabrik Augsburg-Nürnberg AG, issued 10. March 1914
St. Antony
Suspension railway in Wuppertal, Germany, construction MAN-Werk Gustavsburg
Rudolf Diesel's first engine
Panzer V "Panther"
MAN truck 11-136
Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus Constellation truck
A 2016 MAN TGS 26.480 6X4 BL (30S) truck
MAN steam turbine

MAN SE (abbreviation of Maschinenfabrik Augsburg-Nürnberg, ) was a manufacturing and engineering company based in Munich, Germany.


The original Allianz logo, designed in 1923 by Karl Schulpig
Countries in which Allianz currently has operations
Allianz Colombia headquarters in Bogotá
The Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany
Allianz Parque in São Paulo, Brazil
Allianz has been a key sponsor of Formula One since 2000.

Allianz is a German multinational financial services company headquartered in Munich, Germany.

Deutsches Museum

Deutsches Museum with Boschbridge
Deutsches Museum, view of the museum island
Aerial image of the Deutsches Museum
Deutsches Museum as seen from Ludwigsbrücke
Deutsches Museum Bonn
Oskar von Miller
Model train set with many of Europe's rail types
Clean white lines of the museum's winding staircase
Reproduction of cave of Altamira in Deutsches Museum
Historical steam engine exhibits

The Deutsches Museum (German Museum, officially Deutsches Museum von Meisterwerken der Naturwissenschaft und Technik (English: German Museum of Masterpieces of Science and Technology)) in Munich, Germany, is the world's largest museum of science and technology, with about 28,000 exhibited objects from 50 fields of science and technology.


State in the south-east of Germany.

Prehistoric Heunischenburg, in the vicinity of Kronach
Bavaria in the 10th century
The Bavarian duchies after the partition of 1392
Bavarian herald Joerg Rugenn wearing a tabard of the arms around 1510
Bavaria in the 19th century and beyond
Bavaria within the German Empire
A memorial to soldiers who died in the two World Wars in Dietelskirchen (Kröning), Bavaria
Expression of Bavarian (linguistic) identity in a shop window in the town of Regensburg, Upper Palatinate
View of the Bavarian Alps (foreground); in the background Austria (specifically Tyrol): Inn valley (center) with (left) Kaisergebirge and (right) Pendling mountain. In the extreme background (center-left) the snow-capped High Tauern
Administrative regions (Regierungsbezirke and Bezirke) of Bavaria
Map of the Landkreise of Bavaria
Munich city center with Frauenkirche (left) and Rathaus (town hall)
Regensburg with the Danube (foreground) and Regensburg Cathedral
The Bavarian State Chancellery in Munich
Current composition of the Landtag:
Markus Söder, the current prime minister ("Ministerpräsident") of Bavaria
BMW Welt and BMW Headquarters in Munich
Neuschwanstein Castle is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Bavaria. (The Alps are to the left of the picture frame)
Bavaria is one of Germany's least densely populated states.
A Catholic church near Füssen with the Alps in the background
Upper German and the southern counterpart to Central German both form the High German languages, while the Austro-Bavarian dialects are in blue
The Allianz Arena, one of the world's most famous football stadiums
Allgäuer meadows
Asparagus with sauce hollandaise
Vineyards in Klingenberg-am-Main
Refinery Ingolstadt
BMW 7 Series
Audi A5
Faun HK 100
Setra S515HDH
Eurofighter Typhoon
Leopard 2
Bavaria R40
MAN marine diesel
Robel BR 711.2
Campeon - Infineon and Intel R&D centers
CNC controls Heidehain iTNC 530
Programmable logic controller Siemens Simatic S7-1500
Silicon wafers
Siemens E.Cam Duet
Brauerei Aying
Cold reservoirs

Bavaria's main cities are Munich (its capital and largest city and also the third largest city in Germany), Nuremberg, and Augsburg.


World's largest Volksfest, featuring a beer festival and a travelling funfair.

Horse race at the Oktoberfest in Munich, 1823
Portrait of a girl wearing a Dirndl dress
Bavaria statue above the Theresienwiese
Gamsbärte at the entry of the Oktoberfest restaurateurs, 2008
Music entertainment at the Oktoberfest, 2015
Celebrating 200 years of Oktoberfest in 2010
Main entrance to the Historical Oktoberfest
Folk dancers performing at the Historisches Oktoberfest
Rosa Wiesn in 2016
Coachmen in costume
The Hacker-Pschorr Brewery horse team
Participants in the 2013 costume and riflemen parade
A waitress with Hacker-Pschorr, one of the traditional beers allowed to be served at Oktoberfest. She wears a Dirndl, a traditional women's dress of Bavaria.
The Oktoberfest fairground (Theresienwiese) in Munich, aerial view
Police video surveillance
The authorities court
Oktoberfest 2003 seen at night from the Ferris wheel
Theresienwiese, the closest U-Bahn station to the Oktoberfest
Construction of the marquees
Oktoberfest rides and roller coasters
Olympia Looping at night
Gingerbread hearts from Oktoberfest
Chairoplane at the Oktoberfest, Paulskirche in the back
"Skater" at night

It is held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.