Hambirg is one of the most important cities of Germany. It's the second largest after Berlin, and in some respects the country's commercial capital. The city is situated on the Elbe River, upstream from its mouth on the North Sea. It's port is the largest in Germany and the third largest in Europe. It's also the home to some of Germany's largest companies, occupying a position in the world of trade and shipping analagous to the role of Frankfurt in finance. See it from above in this drone video by Elb Cut Media.