The "City of Squares" Mannheim is the economical, scientific and cultural center of the European Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region and offers an attractive environment to you with outstanding education and sports facilities along with a manifold and diversified leisure and cultural program, which guarantee a high urban quality of life. A characteristic is the unique latticed road system of the inner city, the so called Squares.
The city grew in the 19th century to a trade and industrial metropolis. Today it represents as modern service industry city the center of the Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region. Mannheim has always attracted immigrants from all over Europe and the world – cosmopolitanism, cultural diversity and religious tolerance are important until today for the city, in which people from over 170 nations live together.
The Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region is the 7th biggest urban agglomeration and one of the most important business locations of Germany.