Upper Franconia is the World Champion Beer Brewer

The primary administrative division for the region of Upper Franconia in northern Bavaria has with around 200 breweries the highest concentration of breweries of any region in the world. More than 1,000 different beers are brewed in “Beer Country” Upper Franconia. Upper Franconia has more breweries than every country in Europe and worldwide can only be beaten by the USA, China and Russia.

Region/ CountryInhabitants in millionBreweriesConcentration of breweries ( Inhabitants per brewery)
Upper Franconia  1,11  202  5.511
Upper Bavaria  4,08  92  44.831
New Zealand3,805470.519
Belgium10,2611390.823
Luxemburg  0,444110.750
Czech Republic  10,26  85120.706
Austria  8,07  59  136.865
Canada  30,75  153  200.980
USA  281,42  1.383  203.487
Sweden  8,89  33  269.333
Russia  144,30  404  357.178
Poland  38,58  78  494.577
Ireland  3,84  6  640.167
Australia  18,75  26  721.154
Great Britain  59,94  69  868.710
Greece  10,62  6  1.770.677
Argentina  37,49  15  2.499.133
China  1.292,40  420  3.077.093
Italy  57,00  16  3.593.938
Nigeria  116,93  11
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