Bremerhaven facts for kids
|City subdivisions||2 boroughs with 9 districts|
|Lord Mayor||Melf Grantz (SPD)|
|Area||78.867 km2 (30.451 sq mi)|
|Elevation||2 m (7 ft)|
|Population||116,241 (28 February 2007)|
|- Density||1,474 /km2 (3,817 /sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
A city called Geestemünde was founded in 1847 as a "rival" of Bremerhaven. Some villages around Bremerhaven are older. Geestemünde and Lehe were joined together in 1927 to Wesermünde. Wesermünde and Bremerhaven were unified in 1939 to Wesermünde. After the Second World War the city was called Bremerhaven.
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The river Weser flows by Bremen to the estuary at Bremerhaven (top).
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