Munich Metropolitan Region

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Central Munich
Map of Bavaria and the Munich Metropolitan Region, with members highlighted

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]

  • State: Bavaria
  • Districts: Lower Bavaria, Upper Bavaria, Swabia
  • Area: 27,700 km² (40% of the state of Bavaria)
  • Population: 5,203,738 (42% of the Bavarian population)
  • GDP: 210 billion euro (53% of the Bavarian GDP)

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[1] (pop. density 460,31/km²). The Larger Urban Zone covers the following cities and districts:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "München". Archived from the original on 14 September 2009. Retrieved 15 June 2009.
  2. ^ http://www.staedtestatistik.de/507.html Retrieved 15 June 2009.

External links[edit]

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