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German location
BrgermeisterJens Böhrnsen
Governing partySPD|ruling_party2=Green|ruling_party3=
Basic statistics
Area (km2)326.73
Elevation (m)12
Metropolitan area (km2)11627
Pop. Metro2400000
Other information
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Licence plateHB (with 1 to 2 letters and 1 to 3 digits)
Postal code28001 28779
Area code0421

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The City Municipality of Bremen ( , -deˈbʁeːmənpron) is a Hanseatic city in northwestern Germany. A commercial and industrial city with a major port on the river Weser, Bremen is part of the Bremen-Oldenburg metropolitan area (2.4 million people). Bremen is the second most populous city in North Germany and tenth in Germany.

Bremen is some 60 km (37.3 mi) south from the Weser mouth on the North Sea. With Bremerhaven right on the mouth the two comprise the state of Bremen (official name: 'Freie Hansestadt Bremen' - Free Hanseatic City of Bremen).

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