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Germany: Major Cities

The federal states of Germany and all cities of more than 50,000 inhabitants.

Federal State

NameAbbr.StatusCapitalArea
A (km²)
Population
C 1987-05-25
Population
E 1995-12-31
Population
E 2001-12-31
Population
C 2011-05-09
Population
E 2013-12-31
GermanyDEUFed RepBerlin357,34077,718,00081,817,49982,440,30980,219,69580,767,463
Baden-Württemberg {Baden-Wurttemberg}BWFStStuttgart35,7519,286,38710,319,36710,600,90610,486,66010,631,2783575100
Bayern [Bavaria]BYFStMünchen70,55010,902,64311,993,48412,329,71412,397,61412,604,2447055000
BerlinBEFStBerlin8923,260,0003,471,4183,388,4343,292,3653,421,82989200
BrandenburgBBFStPotsdam29,6542,665,0002,542,0422,593,0402,455,7802,449,1932965400
BremenHBFStBremen419660,084679,757659,651650,863657,39141900
HamburgHHFStHamburg7551,592,7701,707,9011,726,3631,706,6961,746,34275500
Hessen [Hesse]HEFStWiesbaden21,1155,507,7776,009,9136,077,8265,971,8166,045,4252111500
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern [Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania]MVFStSchwerin23,2121,971,0001,823,0841,759,8771,609,9821,596,5052321200
Niedersachsen [Lower Saxony]NIFStHannover47,6147,162,1037,780,4227,956,4167,777,9927,790,5594761400
Nordrhein-Westfalen [North Rhine-Westphalia]NWFStDüsseldorf34,11016,711,84517,893,04518,052,09217,538,25117,571,8563411000
Rheinland-Pfalz [Rhineland-Palatinate]RPFStMainz19,8543,630,8233,977,9194,049,0663,989,8083,994,3661985400
SaarlandSLFStSaarbrücken2,5691,055,6601,084,3701,066,470999,623990,718256900
Sachsen [Saxony]SNFStDresden18,4205,032,0004,566,6034,384,1924,056,7994,046,3851842000
Sachsen-Anhalt [Saxony-Anhalt]STFStMagdeburg20,4523,008,0002,738,9282,580,6262,287,0402,244,5772045200
Schleswig-HolsteinSHFStKiel15,8002,554,2412,725,4612,804,2492,800,1192,815,9551580000
Thüringen [Thuringia] {Thuringen}THFStErfurt16,1732,718,0002,503,7852,411,3872,188,5892,160,8401617300

Major Cities

 NameAdm.Population
C E 2013-12-31
1BerlinBE3,421,829
2HamburgHH1,746,342
3MünchenBY1,407,836
4KölnNW1,034,175
5Frankfurt am MainHE701,350
6StuttgartBW604,297
7DüsseldorfNW598,686
8DortmundNW575,944
9EssenNW569,884
10BremenHB548,547

Contents: Cities

NameStatusAdm.Population
C C 1987-05-25
Population
C E 1995-12-31
Population
C E 2001-12-31
Population
C C 2011-05-09
Population
C E 2013-12-31
Area
Aachen [Aix-la-Chapelle]CityNW229,740247,923245,778236,420241,68316085
AalenCityBW62,63366,23466,55966,31866,81314663
AhlenCityNW52,65755,78555,48152,28051,76612313
ArnsbergCityNW74,09178,97277,39674,38373,50119372
AschaffenburgCityCRBY60,96466,36068,36167,35967,8446247
AugsburgCityCRBY242,819259,699257,836267,767276,54214684
Baden-BadenCityCRBW50,12752,74553,08452,31453,01214021
Bad Homburg (Bad Homburg vor der Höhe)CityHE50,32951,17852,85851,37052,3795116
Bad SalzuflenCityNW50,58855,02955,08852,28552,12110005
BambergCityCRBY69,10069,65269,39670,63571,1675462
BayreuthCityCRBY69,81373,01674,51970,80871,5726690
BergheimCityNW54,54560,61063,59158,92259,2729634
Bergisch GladbachCityNW100,589105,478105,569108,878109,4258309
BerlinCityCRBE3,260,0003,471,4183,388,4343,292,3653,421,82989168
BielefeldCityCRNW305,566324,066323,373326,870328,86425882
BocholtCityNW67,02870,42472,70171,25670,85611940
BochumCityCRNW386,271400,395390,087362,286361,73414566
BonnCityCRNW276,653291,431306,016305,765311,28714106
BottropCityCRNW114,640120,642120,780117,311116,05510061
Brandenburg an der HavelCityCRBB...86,75377,24571,56971,03222971
Braunschweig [Brunswick]CityCRNI252,351252,544245,516242,537247,22719217
BremenCityCRHB533,455549,357540,950542,707548,54732542
BremerhavenCityCRHB126,629130,400118,701108,156108,8449382
Castrop-RauxelCityNW77,08179,16078,47174,62973,7515167
CelleCityNI71,22273,93671,94969,00168,50817504
ChemnitzCityCRSN335,983288,268255,798240,253242,02222086
Cottbus (Chóśebuz)CityCRBB...126,343111,12599,98499,59516515
DarmstadtCityCRHE134,272138,980138,457143,499149,74312209
DelmenhorstCityCRNI72,07278,22676,28473,32274,0526236
Dessau-RoßlauCityCRST...107,69897,62786,03083,61624474
DetmoldCityNW65,50273,34373,77173,74373,44912939
DinslakenCityNW62,45869,14871,00567,85367,1904766
DormagenCityNW54,79061,15563,29562,20862,4988549
DorstenCityNW73,74480,73581,29376,86075,54717120
DortmundCityCRNW584,089598,840589,240571,143575,94428071
DresdenCityCRSN542,252495,424478,631512,354530,75432831
DuisburgCityCRNW525,378535,250512,030488,468486,85523280
Düren {Duren}CityNW82,85790,27492,29288,78988,9538500
Düsseldorf [Dusseldorf] {Dusseldorf}CityCRNW563,531571,030570,765586,291598,68621741
ErfurtCityCRTH...211,108200,126200,868204,88026915
ErlangenCityCRBY99,808101,406101,912103,719105,6247695
EschweilerCityNW53,05856,17155,25754,67155,0267587
EssenCityCRNW623,427614,861591,889566,201569,88421034
Esslingen am NeckarCityBW90,55790,02990,90586,88589,2424642
EuskirchenCityNW47,05052,20554,04755,41455,55813949
FlensburgCityCRSH86,55487,27684,48082,25883,9715674
Frankfurt (Oder)CityCRBB86,44180,80770,30859,14058,01814785
Frankfurt am MainCityCRHE618,266650,055641,076667,925701,35024831
FrechenCityNW42,34845,58347,38249,65751,0804510
Freiburg (Freiburg im Breisgau)CityCRBW178,672199,273208,294209,628220,28615306
FriedrichshafenCityBW51,80856,31557,53856,93757,9616994
FuldaCityHE54,32260,85162,81964,41465,03610404
Fürth {Furth}CityCRBY97,480108,418111,257115,613119,8086335
GarbsenCityNI58,08162,68163,27159,49959,9127931
GelsenkirchenCityCRNW287,508291,164276,740258,766257,85010494
GeraCityCRTH...123,555109,92696,06794,97715192
GießenCityHE69,82473,88973,29574,77677,7337256
GladbeckCityNW78,34379,60577,46073,97474,0113591
Göppingen {Goppingen}CityBW52,15158,08657,53655,03755,5715923
Görlitz {Gorlitz}CitySN83,21567,98060,26454,44154,0426724
GoslarCityNI57,31157,62955,64651,26150,68116371
Göttingen {Gottingen}CityNI114,698126,253123,822115,843116,89111689
GreifswaldCityCRMV67,29860,77253,53355,44756,4455074
GrevenbroichCityNW58,61163,60465,03961,74161,89110251
Gütersloh {Gutersloh}CityNW81,80492,84295,45994,17295,50711202
HagenCityCRNW209,363212,003202,060187,944185,99616035
Halle (Saale)CityCRST329,625282,784243,045229,153231,56513501
HamburgCityCRHH1,592,7701,707,9011,726,3631,706,6961,746,34275530
HamelnCityNI58,18158,78159,05256,75656,26010233
HammCityCRNW171,170183,408183,805176,037176,04822643
HanauCityHE83,39188,92188,80186,80389,9077649
Hannover [Hanover]CityNI494,864523,147516,415506,416518,38620415
HattingenCityNW55,88058,65058,02354,25354,3587140
HeidelbergCityCRBW127,768138,781141,509146,751152,11310883
HeilbronnCityCRBW110,970121,509120,163116,059118,1229988
HerfordCityNW60,93565,91965,09765,21365,3337916
HerneCityCRNW174,238179,897174,018155,160154,4175142
HertenCityNW67,80669,18366,49561,50560,5823733
HildenCityNW53,26255,08656,61554,39054,7372595
HildesheimCityNI103,449106,101103,71799,55499,3909218
Hürth {Hurth}CityNW48,37652,35154,09555,08257,2305122
Ibbenbüren {Ibbenburen}CityNW43,24347,42149,48550,56950,43810887
IngolstadtCityCRBY96,071111,979117,311124,927129,13613337
IserlohnCityNW92,18399,34198,86594,63093,11912549
JenaCityCRTH...101,061101,157105,739107,67911448
KaiserslauternCityCRRP97,326102,00299,79496,34097,16213973
KarlsruheCityCRBW260,591275,690279,578289,173299,10317346
KasselCityCRHE187,288201,573194,748190,765194,08710678
Kempten (Allgäu)CityCRBY59,36961,65761,50564,07865,0446328
KerpenCityNW53,60861,99863,65263,27363,78411392
KielCityCRSH237,767246,033232,242235,782241,53311865
KoblenzCityCRRP108,246109,219107,730107,825110,64310513
Köln [Cologne] {Koln}CityCRNW928,309965,697967,9401,005,7751,034,17540501
KonstanzCityBW70,37876,00079,24077,79681,1415411
KrefeldCityCRNW232,261249,606239,559222,247222,05813778
LandshutCityCRBY56,44659,21959,51363,54466,1796581
Langenfeld (Rheinland)CityNW50,29756,67658,75756,82956,9824115
LangenhagenCityNI45,96548,92149,50650,82151,8477186
LeipzigCityCRSN600,543519,710493,052502,979531,56229739
LeverkusenCityCRNW154,692162,252160,829158,984160,8197887
Lingen (Ems)CityNI47,48952,27051,36251,82152,15817613
LippstadtCityNW60,10266,63667,23165,88666,31211368
Lübeck {Lubeck}CityCRSH210,497216,986213,496210,305212,95821421
Lüdenscheid {Ludenscheid}CityNW74,63581,83780,50973,76272,9278702
LudwigsburgCityBW78,88486,81087,50286,13989,6394335
Ludwigshafen (Ludwigshafen am Rhein)CityCRRP156,601167,369162,458157,584161,5187755
Lüneburg {Luneburg}CityNI59,54364,55868,23469,90571,6687034
Lünen {Lunen}CityNW84,66491,59292,00586,01084,7755939
MagdeburgCityCRST288,975258,656229,755228,144231,02120100
MainzCityCRRP172,529183,720185,293200,344204,2689774
MannheimCityCRBW295,191311,292308,385290,117296,69014496
MarburgCityHE68,62476,83477,55671,68373,12512392
MarlCityNW89,06392,96592,62884,78283,6348766
MeerbuschCityNW50,24054,20655,17254,31354,3896439
Menden (Sauerland)CityNW54,05858,42459,18354,49553,3548610
MindenCityNW75,03182,97182,89880,12179,96910112
MoersCityNW100,872107,095107,421104,009103,1086768
Mönchengladbach {Monchengladbach}CityCRNW249,587266,702262,963255,188255,43017045
Mülheim an der Ruhr {Mulheim an der Ruhr}CityCRNW176,423176,530172,332166,865166,6409128
München [Munich] {Munchen}CityCRBY1,185,4211,236,3701,227,9581,348,3351,407,83631074
Münster {Munster}CityCRNW246,186265,061267,197289,576299,70830328
NeubrandenburgCityCRMV87,23580,48371,72364,11163,4378566
Neumünster {Neumunster}CityCRSH79,77182,02879,64677,24977,0587163
NeussCityNW142,178148,796150,957150,568152,2529953
Neustadt an der WeinstraßeCityCRRP50,12053,78853,82252,16452,40011710
Neu-UlmCityBY44,43851,05350,70952,70654,9698096
NeuwiedCityRP60,26167,37467,01164,14463,8838650
NorderstedtCitySH65,97669,76672,01673,91375,3945810
NordhornCityNI48,36851,26952,47952,02952,29814968
Nürnberg [Nuremberg] {Nurnberg}CityCRBY470,943492,425491,307486,314498,87618637
OberhausenCityCRNW220,286224,397221,619210,216209,0977710
Offenbach am MainCityCRHE111,386116,533118,429113,443119,2034489
OffenburgCityBW51,31156,04558,28057,22857,4487838
Oldenburg (Oldenburg)CityCRNI140,149151,382155,908157,267159,61010299
Osnabrück {Osnabruck}CityCRNI150,807168,618164,195153,699156,31511980
PaderbornCityNW110,715133,717140,869142,365143,65917960
PforzheimCityCRBW106,530118,763118,002114,411117,7549800
PlauenCitySN82,62873,02171,15564,46863,96710212
PotsdamCityCRBB...144,118141,907156,021161,46818825
PulheimCityNW47,85251,36553,44152,92953,1097215
RatingenCityNW88,63189,53491,79386,96786,3888874
RecklinghausenCityNW119,991127,216124,587115,958115,3206643
RegensburgCityCRBY118,639125,836127,198135,403140,2768070
RemscheidCityCRNW120,132122,260118,753110,708108,9557452
ReutlingenCityBW98,853108,565111,338109,799111,3578706
RheineCityNW69,34874,58775,92572,74973,48414500
RosenheimCityCRBY53,15558,92059,31059,32960,4643722
RostockCityCRMV249,349227,535198,964200,265203,43118126
Rüsselsheim {Russelsheim}CityHE58,53060,28759,55158,76560,9295829
Saarbrücken {Saarbrucken}CitySL188,702187,032182,858175,853177,20116709
SalzgitterCityCRNI111,069117,713111,69698,89598,19722392
Sankt AugustinCityNW49,39655,06555,53953,85054,2853422
Schwäbisch Gmünd {Schwabisch Gmund}CityBW56,75463,73461,87358,10558,56411378
SchweinfurtCityCRBY51,96255,72254,56852,14351,8513570
SchwerinCityCRMV128,328114,68899,97891,29391,58313052
SiegenCityNW106,384111,398108,39799,18799,40311469
SindelfingenCityBW56,86159,43560,87860,53461,6695085
SolingenCityCRNW159,103165,735165,032155,265155,7688954
Stolberg (Rheinland)CityNW55,74758,20358,71856,20656,1919848
StralsundCityCRMV75,85765,97759,97056,72957,3015408
StuttgartCityCRBW551,904585,604587,152585,890604,29720735
TrierCityCRRP94,11899,428100,024105,671107,23311713
TroisdorfCityNW60,07968,77873,28272,40872,9786220
Tübingen {Tubingen}CityBW71,70181,76982,44482,51185,38310812
UlmCityCRBW103,494115,721118,347116,761119,21811869
UnnaCityNW56,49966,47570,11759,14958,8568856
VelbertCityNW87,36689,78689,82381,30380,5727490
ViersenCityNW76,44577,33877,25974,94174,9079110
Villingen-SchwenningenCityBW75,86180,73481,69180,12381,12816548
WaiblingenCityBW45,60350,33352,53651,55252,8454276
WeimarCityCRTH...62,12263,52262,76463,3158419
WeselCityNW57,50761,60962,15160,33560,07012256
WetzlarCityHE50,21153,92252,65750,82651,1357567
WiesbadenCityCRHE251,871267,122271,076269,121273,87120392
WilhelmshavenCityCRNI90,98290,66784,99477,45175,72810691
WillichCityNW40,30345,93250,85350,70850,5996780
WittenCityNW102,902104,754103,15896,38295,6297237
Wolfenbüttel {Wolfenbuttel}CityNI50,72953,68654,51751,75651,5697851
WolfsburgCityCRNI124,896126,331121,887119,984122,45720406
WormsCityRP73,63580,01480,62579,20780,29610873
WuppertalCityCRNW365,662381,884364,784342,661343,48816839
Würzburg {Wurzburg}CityCRBY123,378127,295129,915124,297124,6988763
ZwickauCitySN130,455111,498101,72693,08191,56410255