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Here is a list of the 16 federal states in Germany and their state capitals at a glance.

You can sort the list alphabetically, by area or by population according to your requirements.
Federal stateState capitalAreaPopulation
Bavaria München70.552 sqkm12.488.000
Lower Saxony Hannover47.624 sqkm7.997.000
Baden-Wuerttemberg Stuttgart35.752 sqkm10.739.000
North Rhine-Westphalia Düsseldorf34.085 sqkm17.996.621
Brandenburg Potsdam29.479 sqkm2.559.000
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Schwerin23.180 sqkm1.707.000
Hesse Wiesbaden21.115 sqkm6.067.021
Saxony-Anhalt Magdeburg20.446 sqkm2.470.000
Rhineland-Palatinate Mainz19.853 sqkm4.059.604
Saxony Dresden18.416 sqkm4.250.000
Thuringia Erfurt16.172 sqkm2.335.000
Schleswig-Holstein Kiel15.799 sqkm2.828.986
Saarland Saarbrücken2.569 sqkm1.050.000
Berlin Berlin892 sqkm3.420.786
Hamburg Hamburg755 sqkm1.774.000
Bremen Bremen404 sqkm663.000

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A graphical representation of all German federal states and their state capitals can be found on this page: Map of the federal states.

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Federal states