INFOYER I German Wiki - German Facts

The following table offers you an overview of the basis facts about Germany. It is important to know which size Germany has, how many inhabitants exist, who the Chancellor and President is and many more. The key facts provide you with the most important answers.
National CapitalBerlin
Official LanguageGerman
CurrencyEuro (EUR)
Population81.197.537 (31.12.2014)
Size357.340,08 km
PolityParliamentary democracy
Head of stateFederal President: Joachim Gauck
Head of governmentChancellor: Angela Merkel
Seat of governmentBerlin
National holiday3rd October (Day of German unity)
StatesBaden-Württemberg, Bayern, Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Hessen, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Niedersachsen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Saarland, Sachsen, Sachsen-Anhalt, Schleswig-Holstein, Thüringen
Polical partiesChristian Democratic Union (CDU), Christian Social Union (CSU), Free Democratic Party (FDP), Social Democratic Party (SPD) ,Alliance 90/Greens, Party of Democratic Socialism (PDS), Left Party (Die Linke)
ReligionsProtestant 34 %
Roman Cathlolic 34 %
Muslim 3,7 %
unaffiliated or other 28,3
Time zoneUTC+1, MEZ
UTC+2, MESZ (März bis Oktober)
Phone Code+49
License PlateD
Voting Age18
Bordering CountriesAustria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland
ClimateTemperate climate zone in Central Europe, West Wind Zone, high relative humidity

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