Bremen (state)

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Free Hanseatic Ceety o Bremen
Freie Hansestadt Bremen
State o Germany

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Coat of arms
Coordinates: 53°4′33″N 8°48′27″E / 53.07583°N 8.80750°E / 53.07583; 8.80750
Kintra Germany
Caipital Bremen
Government
 • Senate Preses Jens Böhrnsen (SPD)
 • Govrenin pairties SPD / Alliance '90/The Greens
 • Votes in Bundesrat 3 (o 69)
Area
 • City 408 km2 (158 sq mi)
Population (2007-10-31)[1]
 • City 664,000
 • Density 1,600/km2 (4,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code DE-HB
Vehicle registration HB (1906–1947; again since 1956)
BM (1947), AE (1947–1956)
GDP/ Nominal € 27.73 billion (2010)[citation needit]
NUTS Region DE5
Website bremen.de

The Free Hanseatic Ceety o Bremen (German: Freie Hansestadt Bremen, pronounced [ˈbʁeːmən]) is the smawest o Germany's 16 states. A mair informal name, but uised in some offeecial contexts, is Land Bremen ('State o Bremen').

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The state o Bremen consists o twa separatit enclaves: Bremen, offeecially the 'Ceety' (Stadtgemeinde Bremen) which is the state caipital, an the ceety o Bremerhaven (Stadt Bremerhaven). Baith are located on the River Weser; Bremerhaven is further downstream and serves as a North Sea harbour (the name means "Bremen's harbour"). Baith ceeties are completely surroondit bi the neighbourin State o Lawer Saxony (Niedersachsen). The twa ceeties are the anerlie admeenistrative subdiveesions the state haes.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "State population". Portal of the Federal Statistics Office Germany. Retrieved 2007-04-25.