Where is Munich, Germany?

Munich, located at the river Isar in the south of Bavaria. Munich (German: München) is a city, capital of Bavaria (state), in southern Germany. It is the largest city in Bavaria and the third largest city in Germany.

Location Map of Munich, Hesse, Germany?

Where is Munich Located?

As shown in the given Munich locations map that Munich is located on the River Isar in the southern Germany. Munich is the third largest city of Germany after Berlin and Hamburg. The German name of the Munich is 'Munchen' meaning 'by the monks place'. In fact, this name is derived from the monks of the Benedictine order because they founded the city.

Interestingly, before the year 2006, the city was popular with the term "Weltstadt mit Herz" - the English meaning of this term is Cosmopolitan city with a heart. Furthermore, the motto of the city is "Munchen mag Dich" means Munich likes you.

At present, Munich is financial and publishing center of Germany. Surprisingly, as per the report given by the 2thinknow Innovation Cities Index based upon analysis of 162 indicators Munich was ranked 15th in the world out of total 289 cities and 5th in Germany for the year 2010. In addition, Munich was reported the world's most livable city in the year 2010 by Monocle.

Facts about Munich City, Germany

Admin. regionUpper Bavaria
DistrictUrban district
Coordinates: 48°08′N 11°34′E
First mentioned1158
Subdivisions25 boroughs
Area119.97 sq mi (310.71 km2)
Population (2020)1,488,202
Density4,800/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
Elevation520 m (1,710 ft)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET) | in Summer UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal codes 80331–81929
Dialling codes089
Vehicle registrationM
Near by TownsDachau, Freising, Erding, Starnberg, Landshut and Moosburg
AirportFranz Josef Strauss International Airport
Railway Munich U-Bahn (underground railway)
Munich S-Bahn (suburban trains
ClimateOceanic climate