Munich Metropolitan Region

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Munich Metropolitan Region
Metropolregion München
Metropolregion Minga
Anthem: Solang der alte Peter [de]
location of the Munich Metropolitan Region in Bavaria
location of the Munich Metropolitan Region in Bavaria
Country Germany
States Bavaria
Largest CitiesMunich, Augsburg, Ingolstadt, Landshut, Rosenheim, Landsberg am Lech
 • Metro
27,700 km2 (10,700 sq mi)
 • Metro
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Central Munich

The Munich Metropolitan Region is one of eleven metropolitan regions in Germany, consisting of the agglomeration areas of Munich, Augsburg, Ingolstadt, Landshut, Rosenheim and Landsberg am Lech. It is Germany's fifth most populous metropolitan region after the Rhine-Ruhr Metropolitan-Region, the Frankfurt Rhine-Main-Region, the Berlin-Brandenburg Metropolitan-Region and the Stuttgart Metropolitan-Region.

Metropolitan Region[edit]

In comparison to the other ten German Metropolitan Regions, the Munich Metropolitan Region had:

  • the highest population growth (about 5% from 1997 to 2004)
  • the largest increase in employment (over 5% from 1997 to 2004)
  • the highest gross value added per employed person (2003)
  • the highest tax revenue per inhabitant (2003)

Larger Urban Zone[edit]

Satellite view of the Munich Larger Urban Zone

The Munich Larger Urban Zone (LUZ) as defined by Eurostat's Urban Audit covers an area of 5,500 km2 and in 2004 contained 2,531,706 inhabitants[2] (pop. density 460,31/km2). The Larger Urban Zone covers the following cities and districts:[3]


  1. ^ "Daten und Fakten aus der Metropolregion München" [Data and facts about the Munich Metropolitan Region]. Europäische Metropolregion München e.V. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  2. ^ "München". Archived from the original on 14 September 2009. Retrieved 15 June 2009.
  3. ^ Archived 2009-09-12 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 15 June 2009.

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Coordinates: 48°8′18.96″N 11°34′35.4″E / 48.1386000°N 11.576500°E / 48.1386000; 11.576500