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Definition of Hamburg

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state in northern Germany; port city and capital of the state of Hamburg
hamburger, beefburger, patty of ground beef served on a roll
Hamburg Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
A commercial city of Germany, near the mouth of the Elbe.
  
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WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a city in northern Germany on the Elbe River
(hypernym) city, metropolis, urban center
(member-holonym) Hanseatic League
(part-holonym) Germany, Federal Republic of Germany, Deutschland, FRG
Hamburg Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
US Zip Codes
State: NEW JERSEY
City: HAMBURG
State: NEW YORK
City: HAMBURG
State: PENNSYLVANIA
City: HAMBURG
State: IOWA
City: HAMBURG
State: WISCONSIN
City: HAMBURG
State: MINNESOTA
City: HAMBURG
State: ILLINOIS
City: HAMBURG
State: LOUISIANA
City: HAMBURG
State: ARKANSAS
City: HAMBURG
Area Code International
Germany 49 -40
Hamburg Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
CIA World Factbook 2005
Country name:
conventional long form: Federal Republic of Germany
conventional short form: Germany
local long form: Bundesrepublik Deutschland
local short form: Deutschland
former: German Empire, German Republic, German Reich
Government type:
federal republic
Capital:
Berlin
Administrative divisions:
13 states (Laender, singular - Land) and 3 free states* (Freistaaten, singular - Freistaat); Baden-Wuerttemberg, Bayern*, Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Hessen, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Niedersachsen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Saarland, Sachsen*, Sachsen-Anhalt, Schleswig-Holstein, Thueringen*
Independence:
18 January 1871 (German Empire unification); divided into four zones of occupation (UK, US, USSR, and later, France) in 1945 following World War II; Federal Republic of Germany (FRG or West Germany) proclaimed 23 May 1949 and included the former UK, US, and French zones; German Democratic Republic (GDR or East Germany) proclaimed 7 October 1949 and included the former USSR zone; unification of West Germany and East Germany took place 3 October 1990; all four powers formally relinquished rights 15 March 1991
National holiday:
Unity Day, 3 October (1990)
Constitution:
23 May 1949, known as Basic Law; became constitution of the united German people 3 October 1990
Legal system:
civil law system with indigenous concepts; judicial review of legislative acts in the Federal Constitutional Court; has not accepted compulsory ICJ jurisdiction
Suffrage:
18 years of age; universal
Executive branch:
chief of state: President Horst KOEHLER (since 1 July 2004)
head of government: Chancellor Gerhard SCHROEDER (since 27 October 1998); Vice Chancellor Joschka FISCHER (since 17 October 1998)
cabinet: Cabinet or Bundesminister (Federal Ministers) appointed by the president on the recommendation of the chancellor
elections: president elected for a five-year term by a Federal Convention including all members of the Federal Assembly and an equal number of delegates elected by the state parliaments; election last held 23 May 2004 (next to be held 23 May 2009); chancellor elected by an absolute majority of the Federal Assembly for a four-year term; election last held 22 September 2002 (next to be held September 2006)
election results: Horst KOEHLER elected president; received 604 votes of the Federal Convention against 589 for Gesine SCHWAN; Gerhard SCHROEDER elected chancellor; percent of Federal Assembly vote 50.7%
Legislative branch:
bicameral Parliament or Parlament consists of the Federal Assembly or Bundestag (603 seats; elected by popular vote under a system combining direct and proportional representation; a party must win 5% of the national vote or three direct mandates to gain representation; members serve four-year terms) and the Federal Council or Bundesrat (69 votes; state governments are directly represented by votes; each has 3 to 6 votes depending on population and are required to vote as a block)
elections: Federal Assembly - last held 22 September 2002 (next to be held September 2006); note - there are no elections for the Bundesrat; composition is determined by the composition of the state-level governments; the composition of the Bundesrat has the potential to change any time one of the 16 states holds an election
election results: Federal Assembly - percent of vote by party - SPD 38.5%, CDU/CSU 38.5%, Alliance '90/Greens 8.6%, FDP 7.4%, PDS 4%; seats by party - SPD 251, CDU/CSU 248, Alliance '90/Greens 55, FDP 47, unaffiliated 2; seating as of 1 July 2004: SPD 249, CDU/CSU 247, Alliance '90/Greens 55, FDP 47, unaffiliated 3, unfilled seats 2; Federal Council - current composition - NA
Judicial branch:
Federal Constitutional Court or Bundesverfassungsgericht (half the judges are elected by the Bundestag and half by the Bundesrat)
Political parties and leaders:
Alliance '90/Greens [Angelika BEER and Reinhard BUETIKOFER]; Christian Democratic Union or CDU [Angela MERKEL]; Christian Social Union or CSU [Edmund STOIBER, chairman]; Free Democratic Party or FDP [Guido WESTERWELLE, chairman]; Party of Democratic Socialism or PDS [Lothar BISKY]; Social Democratic Party or SPD [Franz MUENTEFERING]
Political pressure groups and leaders:
business associations, employers' organizations; expellee, refugee, trade unions, and veterans groups
International organization participation:
AfDB, AsDB, Australia Group, BIS, BSEC (observer), CBSS, CDB, CE, CERN, EAPC, EBRD, EIB, EMU, ESA, EU, FAO, G- 5, G- 7, G- 8, G-10, IADB, IAEA, IBRD, ICAO, ICC, ICCt, ICFTU, ICRM, IDA, IEA, IFAD, IFC, IFRCS, IHO, ILO, IMF, IMO, Interpol, IOC, IOM, ISO, ITU, MIGA, NAM (guest), NATO, NEA, NSG, OAS (observer), OECD, OPCW, OSCE, Paris Club, PCA, UN, UNAMSIL, UNCTAD, UNESCO, UNHCR, UNIDO, UNMEE, UNMIK, UNMOVIC, UNOMIG, UPU, WADB (nonregional), WCO, WEU, WHO, WIPO, WMO, WToO, WTO, ZC
Diplomatic representation in the US:
chief of mission: Ambassador Wolfgang Friedrich ISCHINGER
chancery: 4645 Reservoir Road NW, Washington, DC 20007
telephone: [1] (202) 298-8140
FAX: [1] (202) 298-4249
consulate(s) general: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco
Diplomatic representation from the US:
chief of mission: Ambassador Daniel R. COATS
embassy: Neustaedtische Kirchstrasse 4-5, 10117 Berlin; note - a new embassy will be built near the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin; ground was broken in October 2004 and completion is scheduled for 2008
mailing address: PSC 120, Box 1000, APO AE 09265
telephone: [49] (030) 8305-0
FAX: [49] (030) 8305-1215
consulate(s) general: Duesseldorf, Frankfurt am Main, Hamburg, Leipzig, Munich
Flag description:
three equal horizontal bands of black (top), red, and gold

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    Hamburg Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
    Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
    Hamburg (; , local pronunciation ; Low German/Low Saxon: Hamborg ), officially Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg (Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg), is the second largest city in Germany and the eighth largest city in the European Union. It is also the thirteenth largest German state. It is home to over 1.8 million people, while the Hamburg Metropolitan Region (including parts of the neighbouring Federal States of Lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein) has more than 5 million inhabitants. On the river Elbe, the port of Hamburg is the second largest port in Europe (after the Port of Rotterdam) and tenth largest worldwide.

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    Hamburg Definition from Sports Dictionaries & Glossaries
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    Hamburger SV & Argentina

    Birthdate: October 17, 1968
    Birthplace: La Plata, Argentina
    Height: 178 cm
    Weight: 76 kg
    Position: Midfielder
    International: 10 caps, 0 goals
    World Cups: 0
    Previous Clubs: Estudiantes de La Plata, Boca Juniors, Werder Bremen, SC Freiburg, FC Homburg, AC Azul
    Transfer Fee: $0.36 Millions of Dollars
    Hamburger SV & Iran

    Birthdate: July 24, 1977
    Birthplace: Teheran, Iran
    Height: 1.72 mts
    Weight: 72 kgs
    Position: Midfielder
    International: 34 caps, 7 goals (as of September 3, 2000)
    World Cups: 1 (1998)
    Previous Clubs: Pirouzi Teheran, VfL Bochum
    Transfer Fee: $1.20 Millions of Dollars
    Hamburger SV & Ghana

    Birthdate: June 6, 1966
    Birthplace: Kumasi, Ghana
    Height: 184 cm
    Weight: 84 kg
    Position: Forward
    International: 40 caps, 15 goals
    World Cups: 0
    Previous Clubs: Kumasi Corner Stones, Okwawu United, Saarbrucken, Eintracht Frankfurt, Leeds United
    Transfer Fee: -