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Where is Munich?

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Munich, or München in German , is the capital of Bavaria, the southeastern German state known for far more than its soccer, beer, and lederhosen.


A vibrant and culture-rich metropolis, Munich is located on the River Isar some 80 kilometers north of the Bavarian Alps. With 1.4 million inhabitants, Munich is the largest city in Bavaria and the third largest in all of Germany. It is a major center for higher education, research, technology, and the media.

Munich’s official website provides detailed information on travel to Munich and the city's public transportation system at: