Nuremberg is a city in the German state of Bavaria, in the administrative region of Middle Franconia. Situated on the Pegnitz river and the Rhine–Main–Danube Canal, it is located about 170 kilometres north of Munich and is Franconia's largest city. The population is 505,664. The "European Metropolitan Area Nuremberg" has 3.5 million inhabitants. Nuremberg was probably founded around the turn of the 11th century, according to the first documentary mention of the city in 1050, as the location of an Imperial castle between the East Franks and the Bavarian March of the Nordgau. From 1050 to...
|Area:||72 sq. mi.|
|Time zone:||Central European Time Zone|
|Also known as:||Nuremberg, Germany, Nürnberg, Nurembergue|