Altenfurt, Germany

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Nuremberg ( NEWR-╔Öm-burg; German: N├╝rnberg [╦łn╩Ć╩ünb╔Ť╩ük] (listen); in the local East Franconian dialect: N├Ąrmberch [╦łn╔Ťrmb╔Ťr├ž]) is the second-largest city of the German state of Bavaria after its capital Munich, and its 518,370 (2019) inhabitants make it the 14th-largest city in Germany. On the Pegnitz River (from its confluence with the Rednitz in F├╝rth onwards: Regnitz, a tributary of the River Main) and the RhineÔÇôMainÔÇôDanube Canal, it lies in the Bavarian administrative region of Middle Franconia, and is the largest city and the unofficial capital of Franconia. Nuremberg forms a continuous conurbation with the neighbouring cities of F├╝rth, Erlangen and Schwabach with a total population of 800,376 (2019), while the larger Nuremberg Metropolitan Region has approximately 3.6┬ámillion inhabitants. The city lies about 170 kilometres (110┬ámi) north of Munich. It is the largest city in the East Franconian dialect area (colloquially: "Franconian"; German: Fr├Ąnkisch).

There are many institutions of higher education in the city, including the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (Friedrich-Alexander-Universit├Ąt Erlangen-N├╝rnberg). 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 (Universit├Ątsklinikum Erlangen). Technische Hochschule N├╝rnberg Georg Simon Ohm and Hochschule f├╝r Musik N├╝rnberg are also located within the city. Nuremberg Airport (Flughafen N├╝rnberg "Albrecht D├╝rer") is the second-busiest airport in Bavaria after Munich Airport, and the tenth-busiest airport in Germany.

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