Germany


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Germany is a country in central Europe and a member of the European Union

Official Name:
Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Federal Republic of Germany)
Population:
ca. 82 million
Area:
356910 square kilometers
Language:
German
Time Zone:
The local time zone is Central European Time (MEZ or MET, one hour in advance of GMT, i.e., MEZ = GMT+1) with daylight savings time in the summer (MESZ = GMT+2).
Capital:
Berlin
German States / Bundesländer:
Baden-Wurttemberg, Bavaria, Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Hesse, Lower Saxony, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Schleswig-Holstein, Thuringia
Currency:
Euro (since 2002-01-01, "book money" since 1999-01-01)
(former currency: Deutsche Mark, 1 DM = 100 Pfennig, 1 EUR = 1.95583 DM)
ISO Country Codes:
DE, DEU
Nationality Plate:
D

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