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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
ATTRACTIONS: (a few major)
Germany is bursting with things to do for the entire family, including exploring storybook castles, fairy tale forests and medieval villages, or enjoying the family-friendly festivals across the country.


Germany's exciting and historic cities offer high-quality cultural experiences, fabulous shopping and some of Europe's best nightlife.

The romantic and stunning countryside often defies description. Whether it's a relaxing stroll in a mountain valley, a river boat cruise along the beautiful Danube, a weekend getaway on the Baltic Sea or North Sea coast, or a ski vacation in the Alps, Germany will not disappoint you.


CONVENTION AND VISITOR BUREAUS:
GENERAL INTEREST:
  • Calling Code: 49
  • Electricity: 230V, 50Hz
  • Drive on the: Right
  • Times to Travel: Spring months in Germany can be a bit on the chilly side, but across the country from May through September conditions are generally warm and pleasant with mostly sunny skies.

    Fall temperatures are lower with moderate rainfall, but nevertheless a wonderful time to visit the country.

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This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

Germany Trivia

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

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?

Are There Any Female Heads of Government?

There are many powerful women in politics around the world. Some examples are Queen Elizabeth and Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom, Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf the President of Liberia and the first female head of state in Africa.

10 Female Heads of State

Who was the lead scientist on the twin experiments?

Josef Mengele was the leader of these experiments. He performed them on 1,500 pairs of twins who were imprisoned at Auschwitz.

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What is a Coalition Government?

A coalition government refers to a government that incorporates the cooperation of several political parties.

What is a Coalition Government?

About the Author

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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