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February 10, 2018 0 Comment


Country Germany
Continent Europe
Location 51.16570 N, 10.45150 E
Map of Germany  map of germany
Flag  germany flag
Area 357,022 km²
Coastline 1,484 miles
Neighboring Countries Luxembourg

Netherlands

Czech Republic

Belgium

Liechtenstein

Austria

Switzerland

Denmark

Poland

Slovenia

Croatia

England

Hungary

France

San Marino

Monaco

Jersey

Guernsey

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Wales

Norway

Italy

Sweden

Montenegro

Time Zone CET (UTC +1)

CEST (UTC +2)

Population 82.175 million (2015)
Symbol  symbol of germany
Founded 23rd May, 1949
President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier
Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel
President of the Bundestag Norbert Lammert
President of the Bundesrat Malu Dreyer
President of the Federal Constitutional Court Andreas Voßkuhle
National Anthem ‘’Deutschlandlied’’
National Animal Eagle
National Bird Golden Eagle
National Flower Cornflowers
National Game Soccer
National Fruit Apple
National Tree Oak
National Color Black
National Language German
Seasons in Germany Spring (March to May)

Summer (June to August)

Autumn (September to November)

Winter (December to February)

Prestigious Awards of Germany
  •  Military Awards – The Cross of Honour for Valour
  •  Civilian Awards – Order of Merit
  • Literature Awards – Deutscher Jugendliteraturpresis, Georg Buchner Prize, Leipzig Book Fair Prize, Kleist Prize, Nelly Sachs Prize, Hans Fallada Prize, Roswitha Prize
  • Cinema Awards – Deutscher Filmpresis
Religion in Germany Christianity (59.3%)

Not Religious (34.4%)

Islam (5.5%)

Other Religions (0.8%)

Average Marriage age in Germany 33.4 years for men and 30.9 years for women
Capital Berlin (520 31’N 130 23’E)
Number of States 16 States

North Rhine-Westphalia

Bavaria

Baden-Wurttemberg

Lower Saxony

Hesse

Saxony

Rhineland-Palatinate

Berlin

Schleswig-Holstein

Brandenburg

Saxony-Anhalt

Thuringia

Hamburg

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Saarland

Bremen

Largest State in Germany North Rhine-Westphalia
Smallest State in Germany Bremen
Largest City in Germany Quezon City
Smallest City in Germany Palayan
Literacy rate 99% (males)

99% (females)

Type of Government Representative Democracy

Parliamentary Republic

Federal Republic

Constitutional Republic

GDP PPP – $3.980 trillion (2016)

Nominal – $3.467 trillion (2016)

GDP per capita $48,111 (2016)
Total number of Political parties in Germany 14 political parties
Currency Euro (€) (EUR)
Calling Code  49
Internet TLD .de

.eu

ISO 3166 code DE
Festivals of Germany Epiphany

Berlin International Film Festival

Bonn Videonale Festival

Karneval

Leipzig Book Fair

Munich Ballet Week

Thuringia Bach Festival

Wave-Gothic Festival

International Dixieland Festival Dresden

International Africa Festival

Rhein in Flammen

Oberammergau Passion Play

Rock am Ring and Rock im Park

Kieler Woche

Munich Opera Festival

Richard Wagner Festival (Bayreuth Festival)

Long night of the Museums

Festival-Mediaval

Beethovenfest in Bonn

Oktoberfest

Frankfurt book fair

St Martin’s Day

Christmas Markets (Weihnachtsmarkts)

Monuments & Statues Brandenburg Gate

Memorial of the Berlin Wall

The Holocaust Memorial – Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Speyer Cathedral

Volkerschlachtdenkmal

Victory Column

Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal)

Laboe Naval Memorial (Marine-Ehrenmal)

Herkules-Statue

Karls Gate

Bergen-Belsen Memorial

Brandenburger Gate

Thingstatte

Roland Statue

Tiger & Turtle – Magic Mountain

Ship of Fools

Stadterhebungs monument

Historiensaule

Karl-Marx-Monument

Martinstor

Monument to Ernest Augustus

Martin Luther Monument

Ruhmeshalle and Bavaria

Beethoven Square

Angel of Peace

Wildlife Sanctuaries in Germany
  •  14 Biosphere Reserves
  • 98 Nature Parks
  • 16 National parks
Longest River in Germany Rhine
Largest Lake Lake Constance
Highest Mountain in Germany Zugspitze
Highest waterfall in Germany Triberg
Biggest Airport in Germany Frankfurt Airport
Biggest dam in Germany Rappbode Dam
Tallest building in Germany Commerzbank Tower
Richest person of Germany Georg Schaeffler
Best places to visit in Germany Berlin

Munich

Neuschwanstein

Heidelberg

Lubeck

Dresden

Cologne

Romantic Rhine

Rugen Island

Leipzig

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