Hamburg/Berlin When asked which of the German-speaking cities with more than a million inhabitants they found “most pleasant”, the majority voted for Hamburg (25 percent). Munich (19 percent), Vienna (15 percent), Berlin (12 percent) and Cologne (11 percent) follow. The rest didn’t want to choose any of the cities.

Men and women are pretty unanimous in terms of ratings on the subject. Young people (18 to 24 years old) differ the most in terms of age groups: among them, Munich is ahead of Hamburg, followed by Cologne, Berlin and Vienna.

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According to a survey, the Alpine Republic of Austria is the most pleasant neighboring country for most adults in Germany. This is the result of a representative survey by the polling institute YouGov on behalf of the German Press Agency. The country was selected among Germany’s nine neighbors by 22% of over-18s.

They are followed by the Netherlands (17 percent), Denmark (13 percent), France and Switzerland (10 percent each). Poland, the Czech Republic and Luxembourg (each with 3 percent) and Belgium (2 percent) are in last place. The rest did not specify.

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Adults in western and eastern Germany most often name Austria, but in the east Denmark leads ahead of the Netherlands. And Poland and the Czech Republic are more popular than in the West.

For young adults (18-24 years old), Austria and the Netherlands are tied, followed by Switzerland, France and Poland.