Overview of Germany

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Germany is a country in Central Europe. It is bordered to the north by the North Sea, Denmark, and the Baltic Sea; to the east by Poland and the Czech Republic; to the south by Austria and Switzerland; and to the west by France, Luxembourg, Belgium, and the Netherlands.

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Officially name: Federal Republic of Germany

Capital: Berlin

Largest city: Berlin

Official language: German

Government: Federal parliamentary republic

Area
Total 357,021 km2 (63rd)
Water (%) 2.416

Population
2010 estimate 81,757,600 (15th)
Density 229/km2 (55th)
593/sq mi

Currency: Euro (?)

Time zone
CET (UTC+1)
Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

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Internet TLD: .de

Calling code: 49