Germany’s FAQs and Figures

Bundesrepublik Deutschland

Federal Republic of Germany
Flag of Germany Coat of arms of Germany
Flag Coat of arms
Motto: Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit
“Unity and Justice and Freedom”
Anthem: third stanza of Das Lied der Deutschen
(also called Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit)
Location of Germany

Location of Germany (orange)

– on the European continent (camel & white)
– in the European Union (camel)   [Legend]

Capital
(and largest city)
Berlin
52°31′N, 13°24′E
Official languages German[1]
Demonym German
Government Federal Parliamentary republic
President Horst Köhler
Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU)
Formation
Holy Roman Empire 962
German Empire 18 January 1871
Federal Republic 23 May 1949
Reunification 3 October 1990
EU accession 25 March 1957
Area
Total 357,021 km² (63rd)
137,847 sq mi
Water (%) 2.416
Population
Dec. 31, 2007 estimate 82,210,000[1] (14th)
Density 230/km² (36th)
596/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2007 estimate
Total $2.81 trillion (5th)
Per capita $34,181 (23th)
GDP (nominal) 2007 estimate
Total $3.26 trillion (3rd)
Per capita $39,650 (19th)
Gini (2000) 28.3 (low)
HDI (2005) 0.935 (high) (22nd)
Currency Euro () (EUR)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Internet TLD .de
Calling code +49
1 ^ Danish, Low German, Sorbian, Romany and Frisian are officially recognised and protected by the ECRML.

source: Wikipedia Germany

 
 

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