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PHOTO CAPTION - Local fans of Machael Jackson made placed photographs of late singer next to the hotel where Jackson used to stay while in Munich
Munich is located on the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps. Munich is the third largest city in Germany, after Berlin and Hamburg. There are about 1.35 million people living within city limits. The city's motto is München mag Dich (Munich likes you). The city's name derives from the monks of the Benedictine order who founded the city; hence the monk depicted on the city's coat of arms. Black and gold—the colours of the Holy Roman Empire—have been the city's official colours since the time of Ludwig the Bavarian.