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Germany symbols
  • Bird: Eagle
  • Coat of Arms:

    Flag of Germany

  • Coat of Arms: The country's coat of arms (featuring an eagle) is said to have orginated around 1200.

    Over the centuries many variations have been adopted for military and political reasons, but the eagle has remained as the central theme. The modern seal features the same colors as the German flag. The eagle is also used on the German one Euro and two Euro coins.
  • Flag of Germany
  • Motto: "Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit." "Unity and Justice and Freedom."
  • National Anthem: Das Deutschlandlied (third stanza), music by Joseph Haydn; lyrics by August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallerslebem.
  • Tree: Oak