Bremen (state)

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Free Hanseatic Ceety o Bremen

Freie Hansestadt Bremen
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Coordinates: 53°4′33″N 8°48′27″E / 53.07583°N 8.80750°E / 53.07583; 8.80750
KintraGermany
CaipitalBremen
Govrenment
 • Senate Preses(SPD)
 • Govrening pairtiesSPD / Alliance '90/The Greens
 • Bundesrat votes3 (o 69)
Area
 • Ceety408 km2 (158 sq mi)
Population
 (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Ceety671,489
 • Density1,600/km2 (4,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
ISO 3166 codeDE-HB
Vehicle registrationHB (1906–1947; again since 1956)
BM (1947), AE (1947–1956)
GDP/ Nominal€27.73 billion (2010)[citation needit]
NUTS RegionDE5
Wabsteidbremen.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 locatit on the River Weser; Bremerhaven is further downstream an 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. "Bevölkerungsstand und Bevölkerungsbewegung am 31.12.2015" (PDF). Statistisches Landesamt Bremen (in German). July 2016. 
  2. "State population". Portal of the Federal Statistics Office Germany. Retrieved 2007-04-25.