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The City of Bremen in Germany (in German it’s Bremen)

Brief information about the city, postal codes(ZIPs), phone, area, dialling code, international prefix, local time, population as of 2023.

§ Bremen: brief information about the city

The City of Bremen, in German Bremen, with a population size of about 570'000 people is one of the largest cities of Germany, covering an area of 318 km2, the city is located in the western part of Germany in the federated state of Bremen , the city of Bremen is the capital of the said federated state. The population density of the city is 1'789 people per 1 km2. Bremen is a metropolitan area with a population size exceeding 1.0 million people. The city is part of the metropolitan region: Bremen/Oldenburg metropolitan region, with a population size of 2.7 million people. Read more at all metropolitan areas and metropolitan cities of Germany.

§ Bremen population, population density

The table below contains the population statistics for the City of Bremen versus the mean value per 1 city in Germany. This gives an idea of the city size and its population. Population data is sourced from the Federal Statistical Office of Germany.

The population of the city of Bremen in 2023.

Feature Value Mean value per 1 city in Germany
Metropolitan area of the city, mln. people 1.0 -
Population size, people 569'396 30'101
Number of men, people 280'842 14'771
Number of women, people 288'554 15'330
City area, km2 318 73
Population density, people per 1 km2 1'789 411

§ Bremen local time

The City of Bremen, like all other cities in Germany, has a single time zone, so the exact local time in the City of Bremen is the same as in all the cities of Germany:

Postal code(s) of the City of Bremen

The major postal code in the City of Bremen is 28195 (it consists of 5 digits, like all postal codes in Germany).

However, the following postal codes also apply to the city, depending on the city part: 27568, 28197, 28199, 28201, 28203, 28205, 28207, 28209, 28211, 28213, 28215, 28217, 28219, 28237, 28239, 28259, 28277, 28279, 28307, 28309, 28325, 28327, 28329, 28355, 28357, 28359, 28717, 28719, 28755, 28757, 28759, 28777, 28779.


§ City of Bremen on the map

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§ City of Bremen phone code (or area, dialling code, international prefix)

For telephone calls to the City of Bremen, use its telephone code 421. For calls around Germany, dial “0” (to access the DLD, domestic long-distance line) prior to the city code, that is 0 421, and then dial the subscriber's phone number. For calls from other countries, first dial the international access code (which, for example, in UK is: “00”, two zeros), then the code of Germany 49, then the city code 421 and the subscriber's phone number, for example: 00 49 421 1234123.



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The City of Bremen: population, local time, code, ZIP

The City of Bremen: population, local time, code, ZIP

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