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About 60 airlines provide service to destination airports, including some long distance destinations like Newark, New Jersey on United Airlines , Dubai on Emirates , and Tehran on Iran Air ; Lufthansa is the hub carrier, with the most flights and operates one of its biggest maintenance facilities at the Hamburg airport Lufthansa Technik. In addition to cruise agents such as the CaptainTravel GmbH many start-up companies that have no direct connection to the port or ships can be found in HafenCity.

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Hamburg has long been a centre of alternative music and counter culture movements. The boroughs of St. Pauli , Sternschanze and Altona are known for being home to many radical left-wing and anarchist groups, culminating every year during the traditional May Day demonstrations. The Rote Flora is a former theatre, which was squatted in in the wake of re-development plans for that area.

Since then, the Rote Flora has become one of the most well-known strongholds against gentrification and a place for radical culture throughout Germany and Europe. Especially during the 33rd G8 summit in nearby Heiligendamm , the Rote Flora served as an important venue for organising the counter-protests that were taking place back then.

During the G20 summit , which took place in Hamburg from 7—8 July that year, protestors clashed violently with the police in the Sternschanze area and particularly around the Rote Flora. On 7 July, several cars were set on fire and street barricades were erected to prevent the police from entering the area. In response to that, the police made heavy use of water cannons and tear gas in order to scatter the protestors. However, this was met with strong resistance by protestors, resulting in a total of injured police and 75 arrested participants in the protests.

After the summit, however, the Rote Flora issued a statement, in which it condemns the arbitrary acts of violence that were committed by some of the protestors whilst generally defending the right to use violence as a means of self-defence against police oppression. In particular, the spokesperson of the Rote Flora said that the autonomous cultural centre had a traditionally good relationship with its neighbours and local residents, since they were united in their fight against gentrification in that neighbourhood.

Furthermore, the Anglo-Hanseatic Lodge No. The American Chamber of Commerce handles matters related to business affairs. A Hamburg saying, referring to its anglophile nature, is: A memorial for successful English engineer William Lindley , who reorganized, beginning in , the drinking water and sewage system and thus helped to fight against cholera, is near Baumwall train station in Vorsetzen street.

In , more than 2, "stumbling blocks" Stolpersteine were laid, engraved with the names of deported and murdered citizens. Inserted into the pavement in front of their former houses, the blocks draw attention to the victims of Nazi persecution. The city has a relatively high employment rate, at 88 percent of the working-age population, employed in over , businesses.

Hamburg has for centuries been a commercial centre of Northern Europe, and is the most important banking city of Northern Germany. The city is the seat of Germany's oldest bank , the Berenberg Bank , M. The Hamburg Stock Exchange is the oldest of its kind in Germany. The most significant economic unit is the Port of Hamburg , which ranks third to Rotterdam and Antwerpen in Europe and 17th-largest worldwide with transshipments of 8.

Hamburg, along with Seattle and Toulouse , is an important location of the civil aerospace industry. Hamburg is also home to Rotring , the famed maker of technical drawing instruments and pens. The HafenCity is Europe's largest urban development project and is located in the Hamburg-Mitte district. It consists of the area of the Great Grasbrook, the northern part of the former Elbe island Grasbrook , and the warehouse district on the former Elbe island Kehrwieder and Wandrahm.

It is bordered to the north, separated by the customs channel to Hamburg's city center, west and south by the Elbe and to the east, bounded by the upper harbor, Rothenburgsort. The district is full of rivers and streams and is surrounded by channels, and has a total area of about 2. HafenCity has hectares in the area formerly belonging to the free port north of the Great Grasbrook.

Residential units for up to 12, people are planned to be built on the site by around the mids, and jobs for up to 40, people, mainly in the office sector, should be created. It is the largest ongoing urban development project in Hamburg. According to the person responsible for the development and commercialization of HafenCity, HafenCity Hamburg GmbH , half of the master plan underlying structural construction is already completed, whereas the other half is either under construction or is in the construction preparation stages.

Many companies operating in E-Commerce have moved into HafenCity or started there. In addition to cruise agents such as the CaptainTravel GmbH many start-up companies that have no direct connection to the port or ships can be found in HafenCity.

Hamburg has one of the fastest-growing tourism industries in Germany. From to , the overnight stays in the city increased by A typical Hamburg visit includes a tour of the city hall and the grand church St.

Michaelis called the Michel , and visiting the old warehouse district Speicherstadt and the harbour promenade Landungsbrücken. Sightseeing buses connect these points of interest. Major destinations also include museums. The area of Reeperbahn in the quarter St.

Pauli is Europe's largest red light district and home of strip clubs, brothels, bars and nightclubs. The singer and actor Hans Albers is strongly associated with St. The Beatles had stints on the Reeperbahn early in their careers. Others prefer the laid-back neighbourhood Schanze with its street cafés, or a barbecue on one of the beaches along the river Elbe. Hamburg's famous zoo, the Tierpark Hagenbeck , was founded in by Carl Hagenbeck as the first zoo with moated, barless enclosures.

In , the average visitor spent two nights in Hamburg. Most foreigners are European, especially from Denmark , overnight stays , the United Kingdom , overnight stays , Switzerland , overnight stays , Austria about , overnight stays and the Netherlands about , overnight stays. The Queen Mary 2 has docked regularly since , and there were six departures planned from onwards.

Media businesses employ over 70, people. There are regional radio stations such as Radio Hamburg. Many national newspapers and magazines such as Der Spiegel and Die Zeit are produced in Hamburg, as well as some special-interest newspapers such as Financial Times Deutschland.

Hamburger Abendblatt and Hamburger Morgenpost are daily regional newspapers with a large circulation. There are music publishers, such as Warner Bros. The Reeperbahn has been the location for many scenes, including the Beatles film Backbeat. Hamburg was also shown in An American Tail where Fievel Mousekewitz and his family immigrate to America in the hopes to escape cats.

Hamburg has 54 hospitals. The University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf , with about 1, beds, houses a large medical school. There are also smaller private hospitals. On 1 January there were about 12, hospital beds. Hamburg is a major transportation hub, connected to four Autobahnen motorways and the most important railway junction on the route to Scandinavia. Bridges and tunnels connect the northern and southern parts of the city, such as the old Elbe Tunnel Alter Elbtunnel or St.

Pauli Elbtunnel official name which opened in , now is major tourist sight, and the Elbe Tunnel Elbtunnel the crossing of a motorway. Hamburg Airport is the oldest airport in Germany still in operation. Some airlines market Lübeck Airport in Lübeck as serving Hamburg. Hanseatic City of Hamburg between and and from onwards, rather than the single letter normally used for large cities since the federal registration reform in , such as B for Berlin or M for Munich.

Tickets sold by one company are valid on all other HVV companies' services. The HVV was the first organisation of this kind worldwide. Older residents still speak of the system as Hochbahn elevated railway , also because the operating company of the subway is the Hamburger Hochbahn. Except at the four bigger stations of the city, Hauptbahnhof , Dammtor , Altona and Harburg regional trains do not stop inside the city.

The tram system was opened in and shut down in Gaps in the rail network are filled by more than bus routes, operated by single-deck two-, three- and four-axle diesel buses.

The buses run frequently during working hours, with buses on some so-called MetroBus routes as often as every 2 minutes. MetroBuses run all around the clock, every day at the year at least every half-hour.

While mainly used by citizens and dock workers, they can also be used for sightseeing tours. EDDH is the fifth biggest and oldest airport in Germany, having been established in and located about 5 miles 8 kilometres from the city centre. About 60 airlines provide service to destination airports, including some long distance destinations like Newark, New Jersey on United Airlines , Dubai on Emirates , and Tehran on Iran Air ; Lufthansa is the hub carrier, with the most flights and operates one of its biggest maintenance facilities at the Hamburg airport Lufthansa Technik.

It is the second biggest Airbus plant, after Toulouse , and the third biggest aviation manufacturing plant after Seattle and Toulouse; the plant houses the final assembly lines for A, A, A, A and A aircraft. The average amount of time people spend commuting with public transit in Hamburg, for example to and from work, on a weekday is 58 min. The average distance people usually ride in a single trip with public transit is 8. Vattenfall Europe used to operate the Brunsbüttel Nuclear Power Plant and Krümmel Nuclear Power Plant , both taken out of service as part of the nuclear power phase-out.

Hamburg is sometimes called Germany's capital of sport since no other city has more first-league teams and international sports events. Hamburger SV is a football team playing in the 2. Bundesliga as of The HSV was the oldest team of the Bundesliga, playing in the league since its beginning in until a change of results saw them relegated from the Bundesliga in HSV is a six-time German champion, a three-time German cup winner and triumphed in the European Cup in , and has played in the group stages of the Champions League twice: They play at the Volksparkstadion average attendance in the 12—13 season was 52, In addition, FC St.

Pauli was a second division football club that came in second place in the —10 season and qualified to play alongside Hamburger SV in the first division for the first time since the —02 season. Pauli's home games take place at the Millerntor-Stadion. The Club won the league in the —11 season and had an average attendance of Since , the club has suffered from economic problems and was almost not allowed the playing licence for the —15 season.

On 20 January however, their licence was removed due to violations following the continued economic struggles. In —17, they are not allowed to play in the first or second league. The team lives on through their former second team now their main team in the third division and in second division since Since then, teams from Hamburg have attempted to return to Germany's elite league.

The recently founded Hamburg Towers have already established themselves as one of the main teams in Germany's second division ProA and aim to take on the heritage of the BCJ Hamburg. The Towers play their home games at the Inselparkhalle in Wilhelmsburg. Hamburg is the nation's field hockey capital and dominates the men's as well as the women's Bundesliga. The Hamburg Warriors are one of Germany's top lacrosse clubs.

The team participates in the Deutsch Lacrosse Verein. There are also the Hamburg Dockers , an Australian rules football club.

Pauli team dominates women's rugby in Germany. The Hamburg Marathon is the biggest marathon in Germany after Berlin's. In 23, participants were registered. Volksparkstadion was used as a site for the World Cup. Hamburg made a bid for the Olympic Games , but Meanwhile, Hamburg's partner city Kiel voted in favour of hosting the event, with almost 66 percent of all participants supporting the bid.

Opponents of the bid had argued that hosting the 33rd Olympic Games would cost the city too much in public funds. The system had approximately , students in primary schools and secondary schools in Nineteen universities are located in Hamburg, with about , university students in total, including 9, resident students.

The city has also smaller private colleges and universities, including many religious and special-purpose institutions, such as the Helmut Schmidt University formerly the University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg.

Hamburg has nine twin towns and sister cities around the world. Dar es Salaam , Tanzania became its newest sister city in In Hamburg it's hard to find a native Hamburger.

A hurried and superficial search turns up only crayfish, people from Pinneberg, and those from Bergedorf. One accompanies the contented little kippers of a striving society; mackerels from Stade, sole from Finkenwerder, herrings from Cuxhaven swim in expectant throngs through the streets of my city and lobsters patrol the stock exchange with open claws The first so-called unguarded glance always lands on the bottom of the sea and falls into twilight of the aquarium.

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