Quick Info

  • Full Country Name: Federal Republic of Germany.
  • Local Name: Bundesrepublik Deutschland.
  • Capital: Berlin (population: 3.4 million).
  • Language: German (official), Danish, Low German, Sorbian, Romany and Frisian are officially recognised as minority languages.
  • Currency: Euro € (EUR) = 100 cents.
  • People: German (91.5%), other European and Turkish minorities.
  • Life Expectancy: Male: 75.96, Female: 82.11.
  • Religion: Protestant (34%), Roman Catholic (34%), Muslim (3.7%).
  • Size (sq km): 357,050 (63rd)
  • Population: 82,438,000 (14th)
  • Population Density per Km: 230.9 (50th)
  • Country Dialling Code: 49
  • Internet Country Code: .de (.eu also used).
  • Time Zone: GMT +1 (+2 in summer)
  • Voltage Guide: 230 AC, 50 Hz.
  • Finance: Credit cards and traveller's cheques widely accepted.
  • Business Hours: 0800-1600 Mon-Friday.
  • GDP(PPP): US$2.522 trillion
  • GDP (PPP) per Capita: US$30,579
  • Inflation: 1.0%
  • Major Industries: Machinery, textiles, iron and steel, timber and tourism.
  • Major Trading Partners: EU, US, Hungary and Switzerland.
  • Personal Safety: Safe, apart from racist violence against non-white targets.
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