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Geography Statistics of Germany

  • Coastline: 2,389 km (1,484.45 miles)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 134,622 sq miles (348,672 sq km)
    (water) 3,224 sq miles (8,350 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 137,846 sq miles (357,022 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: (16 states) Baden-Wurttemberg, Bavaria, Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Hesse, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia, Dusseldorf Nordrhein-Westfalen Dusseldorf Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Schleswig-Holstein and Thuringia.

    Note: Berlin, Bremen and Hamburg are self-governing city-states.
  • Regions map
  • Regions: (largest by pop) North Rhine - Westphalia, 18,211,500 (2006 est)
  • Regions: (largest by size) Bavaria, 70,553 sq km
  • Horizontal Width: 642 km (398.9 miles) from the Netherland's border directly west of Dusseldorf to the Neisse River on the border with Poland
  • Vertical Length: (max) 833 km (517.6 miles) from its northen border with Denmark to just east of Zugspitze on the Austrian border

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (9) Denmark, Poland, Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, France, Luxemburg, Belgium and Netherlands.
  • Geographic Center: 103.1 km (83.9 miles) west of Leipzig near the Harz mountains
  • Highest Point: Zugspitze, 2,963 meters (9,721 ft)
  • Lowest Point: Neuendorf bei Wilster,
    (-3.54 meters) (-11.6 ft)
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location

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Germany states & their capitals

Region Capital
Baden-Wurttemberg Stuttgart
Bavaria Munich
Berlin Berlin
Brandenburg Potsdam
Bremen Bremen
Hamburg Hamburg
Hesse Wiesbaden
Lower Saxony Hannover
Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania Schwerin
North Rhine-Westphalia Dusseldorf
Rhineland-Palatinate Mainz
Saarland Saarbrucken
Saxony Dresden
Saxony-Anhalt Magdeburg
Schleswig-Holstein Kiel
Thuringia Erfurt

Countries of Europe

This page was last modified on April 7, 2017.