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.
The "Altes Land" region near Hamburg is idyllic, known for its lovely fruit orchards. But for three women from three generations looking for a new home, it is far from a welcoming place in Dörte Hansen's novel "This House is Mine."