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Nuremberg Metropolitan Region (in light blue) in Germany

The Nuremberg Metropolitan Region comprises 3.5 million people on 21,800 square kilometers. With a gross domestic product of 134 billion euros and about 1.9 million employees, this metropolitan area is one of the strongest economic areas in Germany.[1] The major cities are Nuremberg, Fürth, Erlangen, Bayreuth and Bamberg.



The Nuremberg Metropolitan Region encloses geographically the administrative region of Middle Franconia, whole Upper Franconia, two territorial authorities of Lower Franconia and about half of the Upper Palatinate.

Cities and rural district of the regionEdit

Education and researchEdit


  1. ^ Marketingverein der Europäischen Metropolregion Nürnberg e.V. (2018-08-16). "Nuremberg Metropolitan Region" (PDF; 379 kb). Retrieved 2018-10-01.