:: EUROPE - Germany

Capital: Berlin

Total Population (million): 82.268358
Annual growth rate: -0.07045255%
Density: 236.2917inhab./km²
Urban population: 75.28%
Ethnic Origins: Nearly one inhabitant in five (18.4%) has foreign roots. On 31 December 2007, foreigners living in Germany came from these countries: Turkey (1 713 551), Italy (528 318), Poland (384 808), Serbia-Montenegro (330 608), Greece (294 891), Croatia (225 309), Russia (187 835).
Official Language: German.
Other languages spoken: Most Germans have a very good knowledge of English. Quite a few of them speak French. Moreover, Italian, Spanish and Russian are also spoken, if less frequently.
Business language: Used a lot. The languages used in business are German and English.
Religion: Christians 62.5 % (Catholics 31.4 %, Protestants 31.1 %), Muslims 4 %, Jews 0.2 %.
Country overview

Area: 357030 km²
Type of State: Germany has 16 States or provinces, which have local governments and legislatures that enjoy considerable decentralization in relation to the federal government.
Type of economy: High-income economy, OECD member, G8 member
The leading European power; the world's second largest exporter.

Telephone code:
To call from Germany, dial 00
To call in Germany, dial 49
Internet suffix: .de
Computers: 54.5
Telephone lines:
Internet users:
Access to electricity: n.c.



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