Nuremberg travel guide pdf documentation is available here. As of December 2012, there were 495,121 people.
From 1050 to 1571, the city became very important because it was on key trade routes. This meant it was ruled by the Emperor, not one of the local lords or princes. It also meant that Nuremberg had a seat in the Imperial Parliament. Nearly 700 Jews were killed.
The Jews lived near the river, and by getting rid of the Jews the northern and southern parts of the city could be linked together. The city became less important after this war, and only recovered in the nineteenth century, when it grew as an industrial centre. At the beginning of the nineteenth century Nuremberg was practically bankrupt. Nuremberg became part of the Kingdom of Bavaria, and Bavaria took over the city’s debts. The rallies were held every year from 1927 to 1938 in Nuremberg. A number of buildings were built for the rallies, some of which were not finished.
XIII, and an important site for military production, including airplanes, submarines, and tank engines. 1800 residents killed and roughly 100,000 left homeless. In February 1945, more attacks followed. In total, about 6000 Nuremberg residents are estimated to have been killed in air raids. Despite this, the city was rebuilt after the war and was to some extent, restored to its pre-war appearance including the reconstruction of some of its medieval buildings. The city had been the location of the Nazi party’s Nuremberg rallies, so there was symbolic value in having the trials to prosecute Nazism there.
United States as occupying power in the area. Nuremberg city has 501,000 people. Nuremberg metropolitan area has 1,205,000 people. Things made in the area include electrical equipment, mechanical and optical products, motor vehicles, and printed materials. Siemens is still the largest industrial employer in the Nuremberg region but a third of German market research agencies is also in the city.