Northern German port city with a population of roughly 1.75 million. Within German politics, Hamburg is a city-state holding 3 out of 69 available votes in the Bundesrat upper house of parliament.
A media and industrial hub nowadays, the city is also known for its Reeperbahn red-light district, football clubs HSV and St Pauli, and the Spiegel-Verlag publishers, and its ties to the Beatles' early career. This page collates DW's latest content related to Hamburg.
Bauer Media is promising to bring classical music to a new generation with the launch of Scala Radio. The Hamburg-headquartered firm already owns the second-largest private radio group in Britain with nearly 90 stations.
By the end of the 19th century, German East African colonies were nearly three times the area of present-day Germany. The sister-city agreement between Hamburg in northern Germany and Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, is casting a spotlight on how Germans and Tanzanians deal with their shared colonial history.