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Germany's Information

Flag of Germany
Land Area 348,672 km2
Water Area 8,350 km2
Total Area 357,022km2 (#62)
Population 80,722,792 (#18)
Population Density 231.51/km2
Government Type Federal Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $3,980.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $48,200
Currency Euro (EUR)
Largest Cities
  • Name: Germany
  • (long form) Federal Republic of Germany
  • Capital City: Berlin (3,440,441 pop.)
    (4,429,847 metro)
  • Germany Population: 81,147,265 ( 2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Euro
    (conversion rates)

    euro
    20 Euros
  • Ethnicity: German 91.5%, Turkish 2.4%, other 6.1% (made up largely of Greek, Italian, Polish, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish)
  • Holidays
  • GDP total: $3.123 trillion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $39,100 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: German
  • Largest Cities: (by population)
  • Name: The English word "Germany" derives from the Greek term Germania. The name "Germania" came into use after Julius Caesar adopted it from a Gallic term for the peoples east of the Rhine that could possibly have meant "neighbour", or "men of forests", or even "men with spears".
  • National Day: October 3, unity day
  • Religion: Protestant 34%, Roman Catholic 34%, Muslim 3.7%, unaffiliated or other 28.3%
  • Symbols
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

Germany Trivia

What Do the Colors of the German Flag Mean?

The colors of the flag of Germany somewhat resemble the colors used in the Roman Empire, which were just black and gold.

What Do the Colors of the German Flag Mean?

What is the Largest Ethnic Group in Germany?

Germans make up the largest ethnic group in Germany at an estimated 80% of the population. Ethnic minorities in the country include Turks, Poles, Italians, and Russians.

Largest Ethnic Groups In Germany

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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