Federal Republic of Germany is located in the center of the European Continent, with a population of 81,305,856, making it
the 1
6th largest national population. Its capital and largest city is Berlin with a total population of 3,499,879. The country
encompasses 357,02
2 square kilometers making it the 63rd largest country in total area. It shares boundaries with Denmark,
Poland, Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, France, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands.

President Joachim G
auck is recognized as the Chief of State and achieves that status by popular vote of the Federal
Convention and
holds that position for a five-year term and is eligible for a second term. Chancellor Angela Merkel is
recognized as the Head of Government and achieves that status through absolute majority of the Federal Assembly and holds
that position for a four-year term. Its form of government is a Federal Republic and they celebrate the creation of their
constitution on 23rd of May 1949.

The languages commonly or officially spoken are German. It counts among its major religions Protestant, Roman Catholic,
Muslim and unaffiliated or no faith. As sources of mass communication it has 51 AM, 787 FM, 4 Short Wave and 373
Television stations.

Major geographical features are Zugspitze, its highest point at 2,963 meters and Neuendorf bei Wilster, its lowest point at
–3.54 meters. Its principal waterways are the Rhine River, the Danube River, the North Sea and the Baltic Sea, which
measure 7,467 kilometers.

Major industries providing for the bulk of their Gross Domestic Product (GDP) are iron, steel, coal, cement, chemicals,
machinery, vehicles, machine tools, electronics, food and beverages, shipbuilding and textiles. Its official currency is Euro.

Here’s something you may not know about Germany. In Germany, children get presents from Christindel, The Christ Child.
Berlin- Germany's
capital and largest city
The Elbe River
A Castle on the Rhine
Ems River
German kids
Isar River
Oder River
Sauerkraut- a German
dish of boiled cabbage
Lake Muritz
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The Danube River
The Main River
Zugspitze- Germany's
highest point
Updated 14 December 2012
Adult Prevalence Rate:

People Living with HIV/AIDS:

HIV/AIDS Deaths:
0.1% (2009 est.)


less than
German couple in
traditional Bavarian
List on Sylt Island-
northernmost point
Chalk cliffs of Rugen
Island on the Baltic Sea
Deschka Bridge
connecting Germany's
easternmost point to
Bayerisch Einstein on
Germany's border with
the Czech Republic
Biberkopf Oberstdorf-
southernmost point on
the border with Austria
Flensberg Harbour-
Germany border with
Germany's border with
Saarbrucken on
Germany's border with
Customs House on the
Sure River- Germany's
border crossing point
with Luxembourg
Aachen- Germany's
tri-border with Belgium
and the Netherlands
Isenbruch near Millen-
westernmost point on
the border with the
Doese Beach at
Cuxhaven on
Germany's North Sea
Neuendorf bei Wilster-
Germany's lowest point
on the Kiel Canal
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Kiel on the Baltic Sea