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CountryGermany
ContinentEurope
Location51.16570 N, 10.45150 E
Map of Germany map of germany
Flag germany flag
Area357,022 km²
Coastline1,484 miles
Neighboring CountriesLuxembourg

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 ZoneCET (UTC +1)

CEST (UTC +2)

Population82.175 million (2015)
Symbol symbol of germany
Founded23rd May, 1949
President of GermanyFrank-Walter Steinmeier
Chancellor of GermanyAngela Merkel
President of the BundestagNorbert Lammert
President of the BundesratMalu Dreyer
President of the Federal Constitutional CourtAndreas Voßkuhle
National Anthem‘’Deutschlandlied’’
National AnimalEagle
National BirdGolden Eagle
National FlowerCornflowers
National GameSoccer
National FruitApple
National TreeOak
National ColorBlack
National LanguageGerman
Seasons in GermanySpring (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 GermanyChristianity (59.3%)

Not Religious (34.4%)

Islam (5.5%)

Other Religions (0.8%)

Average Marriage age in Germany33.4 years for men and 30.9 years for women
CapitalBerlin (520 31’N 130 23’E)
Number of States16 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 GermanyNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Smallest State in GermanyBremen
Largest City in GermanyQuezon City
Smallest City in GermanyPalayan
Literacy rate99% (males)

99% (females)

Type of GovernmentRepresentative Democracy

Parliamentary Republic

Federal Republic

Constitutional Republic

GDPPPP – $3.980 trillion (2016)

Nominal – $3.467 trillion (2016)

GDP per capita$48,111 (2016)
Total number of Political parties in Germany14 political parties
CurrencyEuro (€) (EUR)
Calling Code 49
Internet TLD.de

.eu

ISO 3166 codeDE
Festivals of GermanyEpiphany

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 & StatuesBrandenburg 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 GermanyRhine
Largest LakeLake Constance
Highest Mountain in GermanyZugspitze
Highest waterfall in GermanyTriberg
Biggest Airport in GermanyFrankfurt Airport
Biggest dam in GermanyRappbode Dam
Tallest building in GermanyCommerzbank Tower
Richest person of GermanyGeorg Schaeffler
Best places to visit in GermanyBerlin

Munich

Neuschwanstein

Heidelberg

Lubeck

Dresden

Cologne

Romantic Rhine

Rugen Island

Leipzig

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