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. region||Upper Bavaria|
|Area||119.97 sq mi (310.71 km2)|
|Density||4,800/km2 (12,000/sq mi)|
|Elevation||520 m (1,710 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET) | in Summer UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Near by Towns||Dachau, Freising, Erding, Starnberg, Landshut and Moosburg|
|Airport||Franz Josef Strauss International Airport |
(IATA: MUC, ICAO: EDDM)
|Railway|| Munich U-Bahn (underground railway) |
Munich S-Bahn (suburban trains