Fifty-six clubs have played in the Bundesliga since its inception.
Bayern have won 32 of the 60 titles in the last eleven seasons, a European record.
There were other champions in the Bundesliga, with Borussia Dortmund, Hamburg, Werder Bremen, Borussia Mönchengladbach and Stuttgart being the most notable.
The Bundesliga is one of the leading domestic leagues and is ranked third in Europe according to the UEFA league coefficient rankings for the current 2022–23 season, based on performance in European competitions over the past five seasons.
The Bundesliga led the UEFA rankings from 1976 to 1984 and in 1990.
It has also been the highest ranked club on the continent seven times.
Bundesliga clubs have won eight UEFA Champions Leagues, seven UEFA Europa Leagues, four European Cup Winners' Cups, two UEFA Super Cups, two FIFA Club World Cups and three Intercontinental Cup titles.
Its players have won nine Ballon d'Or awards, two FIFA Men's Player of the Year awards, four European Golden Boot awards and three UEFA Men's Player of the Year awards, including the UEFA Footballer of the Year award.
The Bundesliga is the number one football league in the world based on average attendance;
Of all sports, the average number of fans per game in the 2011–12 season was 45,134, which was the second-highest of any sports league in the world after the American National Football League.
The Bundesliga is televised in more than 200 countries.
The Bundesliga was founded in 1962 in Dortmund and the first season began in the 1963–64 season.
The structure and organization of the Bundesliga, like other German football leagues, has undergone frequent changes.
The Bundesliga was founded by the German Football Association but is now governed by the German Football League.
The Bundesliga consists of two divisions: the 1st Bundesliga and the 2nd Bundesliga, which has been the second tier of German football since 1974.
The Bundesliga is a professional league.
Since 2008, the Third League in Germany is also a professional league, but cannot be called the Bundesliga because the league is governed by the German Football Association and not the German Football League like the two Bundesligas.