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Bremen
Clockwise from top: Bremer Marktplatz, Bremen Hauptbahnhof, the Werdersee and the Town Musicians statue
Clockwise from top: Bremer Marktplatz, Bremen Hauptbahnhof, the Werdersee and the Town Musicians statue
Flag of Bremen
Flag
Coat of arms of Bremen
Coat of arms
Country Germany
State Bremen
Area
 • Metro
11,627 km2 (4,489 sq mi)
Elevation
12 m (39 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)
 • City 567,559
 • Metro
2,400,000
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
28001–28779
Dialling codes 0421
Vehicle registration HB (with 1 to 2 letters and 1 to 4 digits)
Website Bremen online

Bremen is a city in north Germany. It is the capital of the State of Bremen.

About 550,000 people live in Bremen. It has an oceanic climate (Cfb in the Koeppen climate classification).

The city's official name today includes the name Hansestadt (hanseatic city) in memory of its history, where it has been important part in the hanseatic league. The architecture of the city and the region as well is influenced by this historic period.

Other hanseatic cities today are: Hamburg, Rostock, Wismar, Stralsund, Lübeck, Greifswald and Demmin.

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