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Best of Bremen

Best of Bremen.
Discover many small stories about Bremens uniqueness.

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Did you know? The Champions-League-Cup was made in Bremen. Furthermore the Hanseatic City is also the cradle of trade and crafts, as well as the automobile hub of Europe. Decaffeinated coffee, screw studs for soccer shoes and the first fully functional helicopter were invented in this city, which is also the smallest state of Germany. Bremen has many histories to tell, several notable successes and a lot of special features to offer. Here you can learn more about 'Best of Bremen'.





Food & Drink


Famous Names


Two Cities, One State

Federal State in numbers


Bremen: 566.000
Bremerhaven: 115.000
(Around 2.8 million people live in the Bremen/Oldenburg metropolitan region)


Bremen: Approx. 325 km²
Bremerhaven: Approx. 94 km²
(You need to travel around 60 km through Lower Saxony to get from one part of the state to the othe)

Aerial view of Bremen city centre

Quelle: WFB - Detmar Schmoll


Eight universities in total
(state and private)

Bremerhaven: One state

With some 20,000 students, the University
of Bremen
is the state’s largest
higher education institution)

Tourism 2022

1.981.672 overnight stays

386.881 overnight stays

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Plan your Accessible Visit to Bremen

Quelle: Daniela Buchholz

Sea Freight

Bremen: Approx.
12,2 Millionen tonnes handled

Bremerhaven: Approx.
52,4 Millionen tonnes handled

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Quelle: Achim Meurer


Bremen is the German state with the highest industrial export rate (2022: 55,2 %).

In terms of price-adjusted economic growth, Bremen was also above the national average (2.8%) in the first half of 2022 compared with the same period of the previous year, at 5.0%.

Gezeichnete Skyline von Bremens prominentenen Gebäuden