Hamburg is the second-largest city in Germany with a population above 1.8 million. Hamburg is situated on the River Elbe and two of its tributaries, the River Alster and the River Bille. Hamburg is Europe's third-largest port. They role of city is of an extraordinary status in world economics and international law. World’s some leading consular and diplomatic missions like the international law including consular and diplomatic missions like the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, the EU-LAC Foundation, and the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, multipartite international political conferences and summits such as Europe and China and the G20 occur in Hamburg.
The city has a relatively high employment rate, at 88 percent of the working-age population, employed in over 160,000 businesses. Port of Hamburg comes after the Rotterdam and Antwerpen in Europe and 17th-largest worldwide with transshipments of 8.9 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) of cargo and 138.2 million tons of goods in 2016.