The second largest city in Germany also forms its own state with about 5 million people on over 26,000 km2. Hamburg, the Freie und Hanzestadt, is the most important seaport city in the country, located on the Elbe.
Largest port city
The second largest city in Germany is the largest port city in the country. World War II left major wounds in Hamburg and not all historic buildings have been repaired. Nevertheless, this city is well worth a visit.