Germany consists of 16 states; the capital and largest city is Berlin. With 81.8 million inhabitants, Germany is the most populous member state and the largest economy in the European Union. It is one of the major political powers of the European continent and a technological leader in many fields.
Located on the river Isar, north of the Bavaria Alps. Munich is the capital of Bavaria, Germany. Munich is a major European cultural center, playing host to many musicals and operas. A green city, Munich is home to numerous parks, including the Englischer Garten, one of the biggest (Bigger than New York’s Central Park) and oldest parks dating back to the 16th century.
With an ensemble of Castle, Old Town, and rivers nestled in the hills of the Odenwald, Heidelberg still fascinates millions of visitors from all over the world. Heidelberg is home to the oldest university in Germany, looking back on a history of over 800 years. Modern Heidelberg captivates tourists through future-oriented science, research, and businesses strong in development.