Capital of southern German state of Bavaria, home to FC Bayern Munich, BMW, Germany's second-busiest airport, Oktoberfest, and to roughly 1.4 million people.
Munich has the strongest economy and lowest unemployment rate of the four German cities with more than a million inhabitants. Also the host of the 1972 Summer Olympics, Munich is an economic center in southern Germany, hoe to companies including Siemens AG, BMW, Allianz and Linde. This page collates DW's latest content related to Munich.
Germany's long-awaited high-speed rail link between Berlin and Munich has finally been inaugurated. But Green MEP Michael Cramer says it's not enough to lure most travelers away from carbon-heavy road and air travel.
The new rail link between Berlin and Munich is the biggest and most expensive project of its kind in Europe. It will be inaugurated on Saturday in the presence of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and motorsports champion Nico Rosberg. Passengers can look forward to a journey time of just four hours.