Hamburg a sea port on the Elbe

Hamburg a sea port on the Elbe

As a wandering tourist in Germany, the beautiful Hamburg, a sea port on the Elbe is a must-see. Hamburg is one of the 16 federal states of Germany and is the biggest German port. The city, located 110 km from the mouth of the Elbe in the North Sea, is the third largest port in Europe after Rotterdam in Holland and Antwerp in Belgium. It has an area of 74 km2 and is the second busiest port on the continent. Over 9 million containers are handled in this port every year. The Hamburg port takes ... [ read more ]