EMILY: Gerta, the one from Hamburg, Germany.

Hamburg, the second-largest city and third-largest port in Germany, with a population of 2.5 million, while the overall urban area has more than 5 million people. Situated on the River Elbe, it was a sovereign city state until the 1871 unification of Germany. The modern city has suffered disasters, including a fire, a flood, and World War II bombing raids, but has bounced back from each one.

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