German states at a glance

Germany has a federal structure and consists of 16 states, the Bundesländer. Various official responsibilities are organised at the federal and state levels. Please click on a state to find out more about its characteristics, successful industries and the composition of its population.

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North Rhine-Westphalia

North Rhine-Westphalia is a very diverse state, with vibrant business centres, bustling cities and ...

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Lower Saxony

Strong enterprises, innovative minds and excellent research institutes have turned the ...

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Baden-Württemberg

Baden-Württemberg is one of the most modern industrial locations in the world. Its economic strength ...

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Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg

Hamburg is a green city located near the sea and offers a host of things to do in your free time, including ...

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Berlin

The capital posts record numbers of business start-ups. This is where the greatest number of new jobs ...

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Bremen

Bremen is innovative and creative, but laid back at the same time – as is typical for the North of ...

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Bavaria

Beautiful natural landscapes, friendly people, attractive economy: Bavaria is a truly ...

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Saxony

Saxony is an excellent location for international companies and has developed rapidly in the last ...

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Saxony-Anhalt

A dynamic business environment set at the heart of Europe, high levels of direct investment, ...

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Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Northern landscapes, the beautiful Baltic seaside, clear lakes, open fields, untouched nature, a maritime flair and lots ...

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Saarland

From a traditional mining and steel location, the state of Saarland has evolved into a modern, ...

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Rhineland-Palatinate

Rhineland-Palatinate is one of Europe’s high tech regions, with above-average economic ...

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Hesse

Home to one of the largest European airports, Hessen offers an excellent transport network ...

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Brandenburg

Together with Berlin, Brandenburg forms Germany's capital region. The state has plenty to offer ...

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Schleswig-Holstein

Schleswig-Holstein is home to many beacons, and in more than one sense of the word. Many ...

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Thuringia

Thuringia has become one of the most dynamic regions with the highest growth rates. By high ...

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