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Germany Flag The Federal Republic of Germany (German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland) is a country in central and western Europe. It has land borders with Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland. and Switzerland, The country has coasts on the North Sea, and on the Baltic Sea.

Germany is currently the most populous country in the European Union: As of 2006, the population of Germany was estimated to be 82,314,900. The capital and largest city of the country is Berlin, which has a population of nearly 3.4 million. Additionally, the cities of Hamburg and Munich (München) also have populations in excess of one million, and there are more than 80 cities in the country with populations over 100,000.

The German economy is the largest in Europe, and the third largest in the world (after the USA and Japan). The economy is highly industrialized, and is internationally known for its manufactured products such as automobiles, machine tools, and chemicals. Generally speaking the economy is capitalist and market-orientated, although the German government does tend intervene in certain sectors of the economy.

Map of Germany

Germany Country Details


Country Name Germany
Political Status Country
Geographic Location Central Europe
Flag Germany Flag
Principal Language German
Capital Berlin
Major Towns/Cities
  • Aachen
  • Augsburg
  • Bergisch Gladbach
  • Berlin (Capital)
  • Bielefeld
  • Bochum
  • Bonn
  • Bottrop
  • Braunschweig
  • Bremen
  • Bremerhaven
  • Chemnitz
  • Cologne
  • Cottbus
  • Düsseldorf
  • Darmstadt
  • Dortmund
  • Dresden
  • Duisburg
  • Erfurt
  • Erlangen
  • Essen
  • Fürth
  • Frankfurt am Main
  • Freiburg
  • Göttingen
  • Gelsenkirchen
  • Gera
  • Hagen
  • Halle
  • Hamburg
  • Hamm
  • Hanover
  • Heidelberg
  • Heilbronn
  • Herne
  • Hildesheim
  • Ingolstadt
  • Jena
  • Karlsruhe
  • Kassel
  • Kiel
  • Koblenz
  • Krefeld
  • Lübeck
  • Leipzig
  • Leverkusen
  • Ludwigshafen
  • Mönchengladbach
  • Mülheim
  • Münster
  • Magdeburg
  • Mainz
  • Mannheim
  • Moers
  • Munich
  • Neuss
  • Nuremberg
  • Oberhausen
  • Offenbach
  • Oldenburg
  • Osnabrück
  • Paderborn
  • Pforzheim
  • Potsdam
  • Recklinghausen
  • Regensburg
  • Remscheid
  • Reutlingen
  • Rostock
  • Saarbrücken
  • Salzgitter
  • Siegen
  • Solingen
  • Stuttgart
  • Ulm
  • Würzburg
  • Wiesbaden
  • Witten
  • Wolfsburg
  • Wuppertal


  • Web Sites about Germany


    Brandenburger Gate, Berlin, Germany
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    Black Forest, Germany

    Books about Germany


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    DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Germany
    By DK Travel

    DK Eyewitness Travel
    Released: 2018-04-17
    Paperback (584 pages)

    DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Germany
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    Packed with photographs, illustrations, and detailed maps, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Germany will lead you straight to the very best of this beautiful country, from its beautiful castles and cathedrals; popular beer halls, festivals, and Christmas markets; to walks and hikes through the countryside.

    This fully updated guide includes 3-D illustrated cutaways and floor plans of must-see sights, plus street-by-street maps of towns and cities. Comprehensive listings showcase the best hotels, resorts, restaurants, and nightlife in each region for all budgets.

    What's new in DK Eyewitness Travel Guides:

       • New itineraries based on length of stay, regional destinations, and themes.
       • Brand-new hotel and restaurants listings including DK's Choice recommendations.
       • Restaurant locations plotted on redrawn area maps and listed with sights.
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    With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Germany truly shows you this country as no one else can.

    Lonely Planet Germany (Travel Guide)
    By Lonely Planet, Kerry Christiani, Catherine Le Nevez & Ryan Ver Berkmoes

    LONELY PLANET PUBLICATIONS
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    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

    Lonely Planet Germany is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. See storybook castles arise from the Bavarian forest, raise a stein to an oompah band in a Munich beer garden, and take in the vibrant Berlin arts scene; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Germany and begin your journey now!

    Inside Lonely Planet Germany Travel Guide:

    • Colour maps and images throughout
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    • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
    • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
    • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - including history, art, literature, cinema, theatre, music, architecture, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine, drink, and more
    • Free, convenient pull-out Berlin map (included in print version), plus over 98 local maps
    • Covers Hamburg, Saxony, Bremen, Cologne, Rhineland, Berlin, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Black Forest, Bavaria, Munich, Central Germany, and more

    The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Germany, our most comprehensive guide to Germany, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

    • Looking for just the highlights of Germany? Check out Lonely Planet Discover Germany, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions.
    • Looking for a guide focused on Berlin or Munich? Check out our Lonely Planet Berlin guideor Lonely Planet Munich, Bavaria & the Black Forest guide for a comprehensive look at all these cities have to offer, or Pocket Berlin, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip.

    Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

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    Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

    Lonely Planet Munich, Bavaria & the Black Forest (Travel Guide)
    By Lonely Planet & Marc Di Duca

    Lonely Planet
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    • Lonely Planet Munich Bavaria the Black Forest
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    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

    Lonely Planet Munich, Bavaria & the Black Forest is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Join in the festivities at Munich's Oktoberfest, step into the Schloss Neuschwanstein fairytale castle, or hike among the mythical Berchtesgaden Mountains; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Munich, Bavaria and the Black Forest and begin your journey now!

    Inside Lonely Planet Munich, Bavaria & the Black Forest Travel Guide:

    • Colour maps and images throughout
    • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
    • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
    • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
    • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
    • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - including culture, history, religion, sports, art, literature, cinema, music, politics, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine, and beer
    • Over 34 maps
    • Covers Munich, Bavaria, Stuttgart, the Black Forest, Salzburg, Around Salzburg, Nuremberg, Baden-Baden, Freiburg, Franconia, Regensburg & the Danube, the Swabian Alps, Birnau, and more

    The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Munich, Bavaria & the Black Forest , our most comprehensive guide to Munich, Bavaria and the Black Forest, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

    • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Germany guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer, or Lonely Planet Discover Germany, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions.

    Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

    About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

    Germany: 101 Coolest Things to Do in Germany (Berlin Travel Guide, Cologne, Munich, Frankfurt, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Hanover, Dresden, Stuttgart)
    By 101 Coolest Things

    CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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    Germany: 101 Coolest Things to Do in Germany (Berlin Travel Guide, Cologne, Munich, Frankfurt, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Hanover, Dresden, Stuttgart)
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    Congratulations! You've Found the Ultimate Guide to Germany Travel!


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    Frommer's Germany (Complete Guide)
    By Stephen Brewer, Kat Morgenstern & Donald Strachan

    Frommermedia
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    Germany has the largest population of any nation in Western Europe, and is the ancestral home of the single largest ethnic group in America. To do justice to this major nation, we have called upon the talents and research abilities of six long-experienced journalists, most of them living full time in Germany.

    The resulting book is up-to-date, printed in large, easy-to-read fonts and contains:

    - Dozens of spectacular photos
    - Full-color maps throughout including a helpful, pull-out map
    - Compelling and fun-to-read discussions of Germany’s history, art history and current culture
    - Sample itineraries so you can make the most of your time in country
    - Savvy tips on how to avoid the crowds and save money, whether you’re a luxury lover or a backpacker
    - Opinionated advice on historic sights, nature areas, museums and other attractions, with star ratings to help you quickly decide what to see and what to skip. The book also contains dozens of no-holds-barred reviews of hotels, restaurants, nightlife venues and shops, from authors who have visited them all, and so have the ability to compare.
    Rick Steves Germany 2017
    By Rick Steves

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    • Avalon Travel Publishing
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    You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Germany.

    This guidebook takes you from fairy-tale castles, alpine forests, and quaint villages to the energetic Germany of today. Get the details on cruising the romantic Rhine or summiting the Zugspitze. Have a relaxing soak at a Black Forest mineral spa or take an exhilarating summer bobsled ride in the Bavarian Alps. Flash back to Berlin's turbulent past at Checkpoint Charlie; then celebrate the rebirth of Dresden and its glorious Frauenkirche.

    Rick's candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants. He'll help you plan where to go and what to see, depending on the length of your trip. You'll learn which sights are worth your time and money, and how to get around Germany by train, bus, and car. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.
    German Men Sit Down to Pee and Other Insights into German Culture
    By Mr Niklas Frank

    HJ Publishing
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    German Men Sit Down to Pee and Other Insights into German Culture
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    Welcome to Germany, a country where you should always wait at the red man, show up on time for your wedding, and be extremely suspicious if anyone offers you a doughnut. ‘German men sit down to pee’ is a tongue-in-cheek guidebook to German culture that highlights the rules Germans consciously and unconsciously follow, while trying to make a little sense of it all along the way. Why, for example, mowing your lawn on a Sunday will mean getting an earful from your neighbour, but lie naked in the middle of a public park and nobody will bat an eyelid. Ideal for anyone visiting or moving to Germany, ‘German Men Sit Down to Pee’ offers a collection of insights into German culture while at the same time highlighting rules and cultural norms that those visiting Germany will not only find humorous but useful for avoiding any cultural faux-pas.

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