Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a federal parliamentary republic in central-western Europe. It includes 16 constituent states, covers an area of 357,021 square kilometres, and has a largely temperate seasonal climate. With about 82 million inhabitants, Germany is the most populous member state of the European Union. After the United States, it is the second most popular immigration destination in the world. Germany's capital and largest metropolis is Berlin. Major include Ruhr, Hamburg, Munich, Cologne, Frankfurt, Stuttgart and Düsseldorf. Various Germanic tribes have inhabited the northern parts of modern Germany since classical antiquity. A region named Germania was documented before 100 AD. During the Migration Period the Germanic tribes expanded southward. Beginning in the 10th century, German territories formed a central part of the Holy Roman Empire. During the 16th century, northern German regions became the centre of the Protestant Reformation.

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Geographical values

  • absolute in degrees, minutes and seconds:
    52° 31′ 10″ N • of northern latitude
    13° 24′ 23″ E • of eastern longitude
  • in degrees with decimal fractions:
    52.519405°; 13.406323°

Length of Germany from south to north is 879.887 kilometers, from west ot east – from 693.064 km on south to 583.109 km on north.

State symbols

Flag of Germany
Flag of Germany
Coat of arms, seal, symbol, emblem of Germany
Coat of arms of Germany

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Major cities

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