Nuremberg (Nürnberg in German, in French: Nämberch), is a city district of Franconia, Bavaria Media. It has over 500,000 inhabitants and is the second largest city in Bavaria, Germany and the fourteenth. The metropolitan area of Nuremberg, together with its neighboring cities of Fürth, Erlangen and Schwabach, is the economic and cultural center of the European Metropolitan Region of Nuremberg and Franconia. The first German railway between Nuremberg and Fürth is built.
During the Third Reich Nuremberg was the venue for large meetings organized by the Nazi Party. This was one of the reasons why, once the Second World War, the allies decided to hold the trials in the main Nazi leaders.
It is famous for its sausages and the Nuremberg gingerbread.