Total Population (million): 82.268358
Annual growth rate: -0.07045255%
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 %.
Area: 357030 kmÂ²
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.
To call from Germany, dial 00
To call in Germany, dial 49
Internet suffix: .de
Access to electricity: n.c.