Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Munich is the capital city of the German state of Bavaria. It is located on the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps. Munich is the third largest city in Germany.
The city's motto is "München mag Dich" Munich likes you. Before 2006 it was "Weltstadt mit Herz" (Cosmopolitan city with a heart). The name Munich comes from Old High German Munichen which means by the monk's place. Monks from the Benedictine Order founded the city. The city's colors are Black and Gold, the colors of the Holy Roman Empire, and have been since the time of Ludwig the Bavarian.