Munich State: Bavaria Country: Germany
Munich By The Numbers:
Population: 1.3 million; 2.4 million metro area Land Area: 121 square miles/313 square kilometres Average Annual Rainfall: 36 inches/91 centimetres Average January Temperature: 34 degrees F/1 degree C Average July Temperature: 73 degrees F/23 degrees C
Major Industries: High Tech, Publishing, Tourism Electricity: 220 volts, 50 Hz; standard flat two-pin plug Time Zone: GMT + 1 Country Dialing Code: 49 Area Code: 89
Did You Know?
Not only is Munich known as the Gateway to the Bavarian Alps, but also as the Silicon Valley of Europe.
Munich, the country's third largest city, sits in southeastern Germany along the River Isar. The Bavarian Alps tower from the south along the Austrian border. Hamburg is 466 miles/750 kilometres to the north, Berlin 342 miles/550 kilometres to the northeast, Stuttgart 116 miles/187 kilometres to the northwest, and Salzburg 86 miles/138 kilometres to the southeast.