Metropolitan Region Rhine-Neckar in facts and figures

What is a metropolitan region? The Conference of Ministers for Regional Planning defines metropolitan regions as engines for the social, economic, social and cultural development of a country. As centres of decision-making with national and international status they have 

  • excellent infrastructure,
  • dynamic business environment,
  • a wide range of research and scientific institutions,
  • and diverse cultural and leisure opportunities.

There are eleven European metropolitan regions in Germany. Metropolitan Region Rhine-Neckar was awarded this status in 2005.

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The Metropolitan Region Rhine-Neckar is well connected to the national and european road and rail network.