Wilhelmshaven is a city in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the northwestern coast of the North Sea, between the cities of Bremen and Bremerhaven.
With a population of nearly 120,000, Wilhelmshaven is the second-largest city in the region. The city was founded in 1871 as the home port of the German Imperial Navy and has been a commercial port since the 19th century. Today, it is home to one of the world's largest naval bases and the second-largest container port in Germany.