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The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg is Germany's second-largest city and, at the same time, one of Germany's 16 federal states or Bundesländer. Prior to the formation of the modern German state, Hamburg for centuries enjoyed a status as de facto independent city state and regional power and trade hub in the North Sea.

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Altona and St. Pauli are west of central . Altona used to be an independent city.

The city centre of is formed by the districts of Altstadt and Neustadt, as well as the new district of Hafencity immediately south of Altstadt.

Eastern includes the dense, gay-friendly district St.

The southern bank of the river Elbe in is dominated by the city's massive port.


Northern includes the lake of Aussenalster, the city's airport and a lot of greenery in-between.


  • Location: , ,
  • Population: 1,840,000
  • Abbreviation: HH
  • IATA airport code: HAM
  • United Nations Location Code: DE HAM
  • Latitude: 53.5753° or 53° 34' 31.2" north
  • Longitude: 10.0153° or 10° 0' 55.2" east
  • Elevation: 8 meters (26 feet)
  • Neighbors: and
  • GeoNames ID: 2911298

Other Names for Hamburg

  • Albanian: Hamburgu
  • Arabic: هامبورغ
  • Armenian: Համբուրգ
  • Basque: Hanburgo
  • Belarusian: Гамбург
  • Bulgarian: Хамбург
  • Catalan: Ciutat d'Hamburg
  • Catalan: Estat d'Hamburg
  • Chinese: 汉堡市
  • Czech: Hamburk
  • Danish: Hamborg
  • Drents: Hambörg
  • Esperanto: Hamburgo
  • Finnish: Hampuri
  • French: Hambourg
  • Georgian: ჰამბურგი
  • German: Hamburg
  • Greek: Αμβούργο
  • Hawaiian: Hamepuka
  • Hebrew: המבורג
  • Icelandic: Hamborg
  • Italian: Amburgo
  • Japanese: ハンブルク
  • Kannada: ಹ್ಯಾಂಬರ್ಗ್
  • Kashubian: Hambùrk
  • Korean: 함부르크
  • Kurdish: Hambûrg
  • Latin: Augusta Gambriviorum
  • Latin: Hamburgum
  • Latvian: Hamburga
  • Lithuanian: Hamburgas
  • Low German: Hamborg
  • Macedonian: Хамбург
  • Maltese: Ħamburg
  • Marathi: हॅम्बुर्ग
  • Northern Frisian: Hambörj
  • Occitan (post 1500): Amborg
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܗܡܒܘܪܓ
  • Old Saxon: Hammaburg [a. 832]
  • Persian: هامبورگ
  • Portuguese: Hamburgo
  • Russian: Гамбург
  • Saterfriesisch: Hambuurich
  • Sicilian: Amburgu
  • Spanish: Hamburgo
  • Syriac: ܗܡܒܘܪܓ
  • Thai: ฮัมบูร์ก
  • Ukrainian: Гамбурґ
  • Urdu: ہیمبرگ
  • Western Frisian: Hamboarch
  • Western Frisian: Hamburch
  • Yiddish: האַמבורג
  • 汉堡
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