Nuremberg - Wikipedia
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Nuremberg (/’[email protected]@mbe?rg/ NURE–@m-burg) is the second largest city in Bavaria. Its 518,370 residents (2019) make it the 14th largest city in Germany. It is located in the middle of Franconia in the Bavarian Administrative Region. Nuremberg is a conurbation that includes the neighboring cities of Furth and Erlangen, as well as Schwabach, which has a combined population of approximately 800,376 (2019). The larger Nuremberg Metropolitan Region contains approximately 3.6 million people. It is located approximately 170 km (110 mi) north from Munich. It is the largest city of the East Franconian dialect region (colloquially, \"Franconian\"); German: Frankisch.
There are many institutions of higher education in the city, including the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (Friedrich-Alexander-Universitat Erlangen-Nurnberg). With 39,780 students in 2017, it is Bavaria's third-largest and Germany's 11th-largest university, with campuses in Erlangen and Nuremberg and a university hospital in Erlangen (Universitatsklinikum Erlangen). Technische Hochschule Nurnberg George Simon Ohm und Hochschule fur Musik Nurnberg can also be found within the city. The Messe Nurnberg exhibition center (Messe Nurnberg), is the largest convention centre company in Germany. It operates around the world. Nuremberg Airport (Flughafen Nurnberg „Albrecht Durer”) is the second busiest airport in Bavaria, after Munich Airport. It is also the tenth busiest airport within the country.