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View of the Old Town of Nuremberg

Welcome to Nuremberg

Business metropolis, innovation capital, trade fair city, cultural centre – Nuremberg is multifaceted and multicultural. Discover the diversity of the city here!

Nuremberg is a city with a complex image. Some associate it with the Christkindlesmarkt, bratwurst and gingerbread, while others remember its association with the Nazi regime and the Nuremberg Trials. The city is also known for its rich cultural history, including artists such as Albrecht Dürer. But Nuremberg is much more than its past. It is a bustling metropolis with excellent infrastructure and innovative industries, a respected academic and research hub, and a vibrant cultural scene with museums and events. The city has been recognized in international surveys for its high quality of life, and its diverse population creates a harmonious blend of history and modernity. Hosting events in Nuremberg is a great choice due to its unique blend of tradition and innovation.

Why Nuremberg


Excellent MICE infrastructure and central location


International trade fair and convention centre

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Forward-looking industry capabilities

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First-hand historical experiences

Facts and figures about Nuremberg Overview of facts and figures about Nuremberg

Key figures Nuremberg and Metropolitan Region

Area (2023): 186.4 km2 (21,800 km2)
Population (2023): 541,000 (3.6 m.)
Workforce (2023): 318.000 (1,5 m.)
Companies: 25,000 (150,000)
Universities and research institutions: > 40 (> 70)
GDP: 31.1 Bn. (148.1 Bn.)
Percentage of exports: 53.2% 
Overnight business stays (2023) 3.1 m. (> 15.9 m.)

*Figures in brackets refer to the Nuremberg Metropolitan Region

Quick Facts

Discover Nuremberg and the exciting diversity of this Franconian metropolis. Our Quick Facts give you the most important figures, cultural highlights and first impressions:

Digital city Nuremberg

Get to know Nuremberg

Nuremberg and its entire Metropolitan Region are one of the ten most dynamic economic regions in Europe, thanks to their high-innovation economic structure sustained by small and medium-sized businesses. Nuremberg is holding its own as a site for high tech, industry and innovative services, punching above its weight in economic output.

The Nuremberg Economic Region’s strong points are in the IT and medical industries, and in developing technological solutions for applications in energy, transport, and medicine. Get to know more about the reasons why Nuremberg is such a successful and attractive business and science location for hidden champions, start-ups and global players such as adidas and DATEV.

Bicyclist on the road in Nuremberg's Old Town

Discover activities in Nuremberg

Though Nuremberg is a city with a rich tradition, it lives in the present – this is not only evident in its urban landscape. At city festivals, for example, you can experience a colourful mixture of traditional Franconian elements and modern entertainment. A thematic guided tour or a visit to one of Nuremberg's many museums, on the other hand, creatively bring its history to life.
Numerous art and cultural venues offer a wide range of events throughout the year, from theatre and opera to poetry slams. International trade fairs and congresses at the Nuremberg Exhibition Centre or music festivals such as Rock im Park attract guests from near and far. There is also a wide range of outdoor activities for nature enthusiasts.
Make the most of your stay in Nuremberg by exploring the city and its region.

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mediathek.nuernberg.de – The picture library of Nuremberg

In the media library of the Press and Information Office of the City of Nuremberg and the Congress and Tourism Centre Nuremberg you can download photos on various Nuremberg topics. You can use the pictures free of charge for the tourist and economic presentation of the city and for reporting on Nuremberg as a business location. Commercial use is excluded.

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Journey to Nuremberg

Nuremberg has excellent transport connections, whether you are travelling by car, train or plane. We have compiled the most important travel information for you.

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Your event location in Nuremberg

Realize your event in one of the numerous unique event venues in and around Nuremberg! In addition to the Nuremberg Convention Centers (NCC), you will find a variety of historical, gastronomic or cultural venues that are also well suited for digital or hybrid formats.

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Event planning with the NürnbergConvention Bureau

All-round success for an event depends on a great many individual components. The NürnbergConvention Bureau will be happy to help you find unique ideas, suitable locations, the right partners and much more.