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Bundesrepublik Deutschland
Federal Republic of Germany
Flag of Germany Coat of arms of Germany
Flag Coat of arms
Motto: Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit
(German: "Unity and Justice and Freedom”)
Anthem: Das Lied der Deutschen (3rd stanza)
also called Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit
Location of Germany
Capital Berlin
52°31′N 13°24′E
Largest city Berlin
Official language(s) German 1
Government Federal Republic
- President Horst Köhler
- Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU)
- Vice Chancellor Franz Müntefering (SPD)
Formation
- Holy Roman Empire 843 (Treaty of Verdun)
- German Empire January 18, 1871
- Federal Republic May 23, 1949
- Reunification October 3, 1990
Accession to EU March 25, 1953 (West G.)
October 3, 1990 (East G.)
Area
- Total 357,050 km² (63rd)
137,858 sq mi
- Water (%) 2.416
Population
- 2005 est. 82,689,000 (14th)
- 2000 census N/A
- Density 230.9/km² (34th)
598.5/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2005 estimate
- Total $2,521,699 million (5th)
- Per capita $30,579 (17th)
HDI (2003) 0.930 (20th) – high
Currency Euro (€) 2 (EUR)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
- Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Internet TLD .de
Calling code +49
1 Danish, Low German, Sorbian, Romany and Frisian are officially recognised and protected as minority languages by the ECRML. 2 Prior to 1999: Deutsche Mark
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