Bremen (state)

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Free Hanseatic Ceety o Bremen
Freie Hansestadt Bremen
State o Germany
Banner o Free Hanseatic Ceety o Bremen
Coat o airms o Free Hanseatic Ceety o Bremen
Coat o airms
Deutschland Lage von Bremen.svg
Kintra Germany
Caipital Bremen
 • Senate Preses (SPD)
 • Govrenin pairties SPD / Alliance '90/The Greens
 • Votes in Bundesrat 3 (of 69)
 • Ceety 408 km2 (158 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[1]
 • Ceety 671,489
 • Density 1,600/km2 (4,300/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

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').

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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.

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