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Consulate General of India, Munich

Fact Sheet: State of Bavaria


Location, Area and Capital City


South Germany, 70,542 sq Kms and Munich

Population (2018)


13.07 million



Mr. Markus Söder (Political Party: CSU; Since March 2018) (Equivalent to CM in India)

GDP, Germany (2018)/ Bavaria (2018)


€ 3386 billion / € 625.2 billion



Euro (1 € = Around 80 Indian Rupees)

Composition of GDP of Bavaria


Services (66.8%), Manufacturing (32.1%), Agriculture and forestry (1.1%)

Unempl. Rate of Bavaria (2018)


1.9% (For Germany it is 3.4%)

Inflation rate of Bavaria (March 2017)

Total Trade 2018


1.7 % (Germany 1.72%)

Germany’s Global Trade (Export/Import)


Exports: €1317 billion & Imports € 1095 billion

Germany’s Total Global Trade


€ 2412 billion

Bavaria’s Global Trade (Export/Import)


Exports: €190 billion & Imports €185 billion

Bavaria’s Total Global Trade


Bilateral Trade 2018


375 billion


Indo-German Trade (Export/Import)


Total Indo-German Trade


Exports to India €12.5 bn/ Imports from India €9.08 bn

€21.5 billion

Indo-Bavarian Trade(Export/Import)


Total Indo-Bavarian Trade



Exports to India €1.83 bn/ Imports from India €1.27 bn

3.11 billion

Major Industries in Bavaria


Automobile, Heavy Engineering, Power, Electronics, Communications, Aerospace, IT, Health Science, etc

Major Indian Exports to Bavaria


Articles of Leather & Leather clothes; Bearing, gears, gearing and driving elements; Apparel of cotton (Knitted or crocheted fabrics) and Silk; Machinery & Apparatus for electricity production & distribution; Paints & Varnishes; Furniture; Footwear

Major Indian Imports from Bavaria


Machinery and apparatus for electricity production, distribution; Automotive components, bearing, gears and driving elements; Machinery and Tool; Plastics; Measuring and automatic control instruments and appliances, pumps and Compressors; Medical and surgical equipment and orthopaedic appliances

Major Bavarian Companies in India


Siemens, BMW, Audi, MAN, Adidas, Allianz, Munich Re, Osram, Infineon, Linde, etc

Major Indian Companies in Bavaria


TCS, Wipro, L&T Infotech, Dr Reddy’s Lab, Torrent Pharma, Graphite India, Sona Group, etc

Indian Community


17,182 Indians



Public dealing hours for passports, OCI and other consular documents is Monday till Friday from 09:30 - 12:30 hours

For Passport, OCI and consular matters - please contact cons.munich@mea.gov.in giving applicant's personal details and Web File No.

Visa queries and applications should be submitted to International Visa Services (http://ivs-germany.com).   In case of any problem, visa section of the Consulate can be contacted through cons.munich@mea.gov.in.  Please furnish Web File No. while communicating.

Commercial Representative / Consul (E&C) Mr. N.Ramakrishnan may be contacted at <com.munich@mea.gov.in for commercial matters.

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