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/ Country Inhabitants in million Breweries Concentration of breweries ( Inhabitants per brewery)
Upper Franconia   1,11   202   5.511
Upper Bavaria   4,08   92   44.831
New Zealand 3,80 54 70.519
Belgium 10,26 113 90.823
Luxemburg   0,44 4 110.750
Czech Republic   10,26   85 120.706
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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