List of cities in Germany by population

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Location of the five largest cities in Germany, urban districts highlighted

This is a list of cities in Germany by population.

List[edit]

Federal capital
State capital
Rank City Pop.
2015[1]
Area [km2]
[citation needed]
Density
per km2
State (Bundesland)
1 Insigne Berolini.svg Berlin 3,520,031 887.70 3,899 Insigne Berolini.svg Berlin
2 Coat of arms of Hamburg.svg Hamburg 1,787,408 755.16 2,366 Coat of arms of Hamburg.svg Hamburg
3 Muenchen Kleines Stadtwappen.svg Munich 1,450,381 310.69 4,355 Arms of the Free State of Bavaria.svg Bavaria
4 Wappen Koeln.svg Cologne 1,060,582 405.17 2,486 Coat of arms of North Rhine-Westfalia.svg North Rhine-Westphalia
5 Insigne Francofurti.svg Frankfurt 732,688 248.31 2,737 Coat of arms of Hesse.svg Hesse
6 Coat of arms of Stuttgart.svg Stuttgart 623,738 207.35 2,925 Coat of arms of Baden-Württemberg (lesser).svg Baden-Württemberg
7 Wappen der Landeshauptstadt Duesseldorf.svg Düsseldorf 612,178 217.22 2,710 Coat of arms of North Rhine-Westfalia.svg North Rhine-Westphalia
8 Coat of arms of Dortmund.svg Dortmund 586,181 280.71 2,068 Coat of arms of North Rhine-Westfalia.svg North Rhine-Westphalia
9 DEU Essen COA.svg Essen 582,624 210.32 2,732 Coat of arms of North Rhine-Westfalia.svg North Rhine-Westphalia
10 Coat of arms of Leipzig.svg Leipzig 560,472 297.36 1,758 Coat of arms of Saxony.svg Saxony
11 Bremen Wappen.svg Bremen 557,464 325.42 1,682 Bremen Wappen.svg Bremen
12 Dresden Stadtwappen.svg Dresden 543,825 328.31 1,593 Coat of arms of Saxony.svg Saxony
13 Coat of arms of Hannover.svg Hanover 532,163 204.14 2,560 Coat of arms of Lower Saxony.svg Lower Saxony
14 Wappen von Nürnberg.svg Nuremberg 509,975 186.38 2,713 Arms of the Free State of Bavaria.svg Bavaria
15 Stadtwappen der Stadt Duisburg.svg Duisburg 491,231 232.83 2,103 Coat of arms of North Rhine-Westfalia.svg North Rhine-Westphalia
16 Stadtwappen der kreisfreien Stadt Bochum.svg Bochum 364,742 145.66 2,573 Coat of arms of North Rhine-Westfalia.svg North Rhine-Westphalia
17 DEU Wuppertal COA.svg Wuppertal 350,046 168.39 2,077 Coat of arms of North Rhine-Westfalia.svg North Rhine-Westphalia
18 DEU Bielefeld COA.svg Bielefeld 333,090 257.92 1,253 Coat of arms of North Rhine-Westfalia.svg North Rhine-Westphalia
19 DEU Bonn COA.svg Bonn 318,809 141.22 2,301 Coat of arms of North Rhine-Westfalia.svg North Rhine-Westphalia
20 Wappen Münster Westfalen.svg Münster 310,039 302.96 924 Coat of arms of North Rhine-Westfalia.svg North Rhine-Westphalia
21 Coat of arms de-bw Karlsruhe.svg Karlsruhe 307,755 173.46 1,699 Coat of arms of Baden-Württemberg (lesser).svg Baden-Württemberg
22 Wappen Mannheim.svg Mannheim 305,780 144.96 2,160 Coat of arms of Baden-Württemberg (lesser).svg Baden-Württemberg
23 Augsburg wappen.svg Augsburg 286,374 146.84 1,803 Arms of the Free State of Bavaria.svg Bavaria
24 Wappen Wiesbaden.svg Wiesbaden 276,218 203.93 1,353 Coat of arms of Hesse.svg Hesse
25 DEU Gelsenkirchen COA.svg Gelsenkirchen 260,368 104.94 2,458 Coat of arms of North Rhine-Westfalia.svg North Rhine-Westphalia
26 DEU Moenchengladbach COA.svg Mönchengladbach 259,996 170.45 1,514 Coat of arms of North Rhine-Westfalia.svg North Rhine-Westphalia
27 Wappen Braunschweig.svg Braunschweig 251,364 192.15 1,295 Coat of arms of Lower Saxony.svg Lower Saxony
28 Coat of arms of Chemnitz.svg Chemnitz 248,645 220.84 1,101 Coat of arms of Saxony.svg Saxony
29 Wappen Kiel.svg Kiel 246,306 118.65 2,019 DEU Schleswig-Holstein COA.svg Schleswig-Holstein
30 Stadtwappen der kreisfreien Stadt Aachen.svg Aachen 245,885 160.84 1,608 Coat of arms of North Rhine-Westfalia.svg North Rhine-Westphalia
31 Coat of arms of Halle (Saale).svg Halle 236,991 135.02 1,725 Wappen Sachsen-Anhalt.svg Saxony-Anhalt
32 Wappen Magdeburg.svg Magdeburg 235,723 200.99 1,152 Wappen Sachsen-Anhalt.svg Saxony-Anhalt
33 Wappen Freiburg im Breisgau.svg Freiburg 226,393 153.06 1,465 Coat of arms of Baden-Württemberg (lesser).svg Baden-Württemberg
34 DEU Krefeld COA.svg Krefeld 225,144 137.75 1,707 Coat of arms of North Rhine-Westfalia.svg North Rhine-Westphalia
35 Wappen Lübeck (Alt).svg Lübeck 216,253 214.21 981 DEU Schleswig-Holstein COA.svg Schleswig-Holstein
36 DEU Oberhausen COA.svg Oberhausen 210,934 77.11 2,762 Coat of arms of North Rhine-Westfalia.svg North Rhine-Westphalia
37 Wappen Erfurt.svg Erfurt 210,118 269.14 762 Coat of arms of Thuringia.svg Thuringia
38 Coat of arms of Mainz-2008 new.svg Mainz 209,779 97.74 2,038 Coat of arms of Rhineland-Palatinate.svg Rhineland-Palatinate
39 Rostock Wappen.svg Rostock 206,011 181.26 1,118 Coat of arms of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (great).svg Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
40 Coat of arms of Kassel.svg Kassel 197,984 106.78 1,831 Coat of arms of Hesse.svg Hesse
41 Stadtwappen der Stadt Hagen.svg Hagen 189,044 160.35 1,176 Coat of arms of North Rhine-Westfalia.svg North Rhine-Westphalia
42 Wappen Hamm.svg Hamm 179,397 226.25 803 Coat of arms of North Rhine-Westfalia.svg North Rhine-Westphalia
43 DEU Saarbruecken COA.svg Saarbrücken 178,151 167.09 1,052 Wappen des Saarlands.svg Saarland
44 DEU Muelheim an der Ruhr COA.svg Mülheim an der Ruhr 169,278 91.29 1,833 Coat of arms of North Rhine-Westfalia.svg North Rhine-Westphalia
45 Coat of arms of Potsdam.svg Potsdam 167,745 188.25 891 Brandenburg Wappen.svg Brandenburg
46 DEU Ludwigshafen COA.svg Ludwigshafen am Rhein 164,718 77.55 2,117 Coat of arms of Rhineland-Palatinate.svg Rhineland-Palatinate
47 Wappen oldenburg.png Oldenburg 163,830 102.98 1,575 Coat of arms of Lower Saxony.svg Lower Saxony
48 DEU Leverkusen COA.svg Leverkusen 163,487 78.87 2,038 Coat of arms of North Rhine-Westfalia.svg North Rhine-Westphalia
49 Osnabrück Wappen.svg Osnabrück 162,403 119.80 1,370 Coat of arms of Lower Saxony.svg Lower Saxony
50 Solingen wappen.svg Solingen 158,726 89.54 1,786 Coat of arms of North Rhine-Westfalia.svg North Rhine-Westphalia
Rank City Pop.
2015
Area [km2] Density
per km2
State (Bundesland)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Largest German cities". Statistics. City Mayors. Retrieved 14 November 2015. 

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