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.
Bayern Munich started 2020 with a crushing victory over Hertha Berlin. Their display bore hallmarks of recent title wins and there were signs that Leon Goretzka and Thiago could solve a thorny midfield issue.
The Bundesliga returns after the winter break this weekend and the title race is closer than ever — a welcome change. But it will be Bayern Munich, RB Leipzig or Borussia Dortmund who lift the Meisterschale in May?
While Sadio Mane won the African Player of the Year award, Borussia Dortmund loanee Achraf Hakimi was named the continent's best young player once again. With interest from Bayern Munich, Hakimi isn't short of choices.
The Bundesliga title race could be the closest in years, and Bayern Munich aren't the favorites. After coach Niko Kovac was sacked in November, his assistant, Hansi Flick took over in his first top-flight coaching job. Bayern's expectations are high.
Manuel Neuer has dismissed rumors that he's unhappy with Bayern Munich signing young keeper Alexander Nübel. The veteran is yet to sign a new contract but is confident Nübel's arrival will be "irrelevant" to his future.