Ulm is a city in modern Germany (FRG), in the land (state) of Baden-Württemberg, on the Danube River, about 70 kilometers southeast of Stuttgart and 120 kilometers northwest of Munich.
The city with a population of about 120 thousand people makes up the urban district and is the administrative center of the Alb-Danube region. It has been known since 854, has a rich history, since the 13th century it has been an imperial city (German: Reichsstadt). In 1810, New Ulm was administratively separated from its trans-Danube region, which became a separate city within Bavaria. In December 1944, 80% of the historic center was destroyed by the carpet bombing of the Anglo-American aviation. Modern Ulm is a large economic center, where the main offices of companies of various profiles are located (Walther, Magirus, Liqui Moly, J. G. Anschütz, Ratiopharm, Gardena, Krieghoff). The silhouette of the historic center is defined by the world's tallest Ulm Cathedral. A. Einstein is the most famous of the natives of Ulm.
Live camera in the port of Ulm