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The city's motto is "München mag
Dich" ("Munich Likes You"), before 2006, it was "Weltstadt mit Herz"
(world city with heart). Its native name, München, is derived from the
Old German word for Mönche, which means "Monks" in English. This is the
reason for the monk 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.
is a also a major European cultural centre and the domain of many
prominent composers including Orlando di Lasso, W.A. Mozart, Carl Maria
von Weber, Richard Wagner, Gustav Mahler, Richard Strauss, Max Reger
and Carl Orff.