Welcome to Germany
Germany is situated in the heart of Central Europe. With its 82 million people it is the country with the most inhabitants within the European Union. The Federal Republic of Germany comprises of 16 states (Bundesländer) and covers 357.021 km². The metropolises of the country are Berlin, Hamburg, München, Köln and Frankfurt. As measured by the gross domestic product Germany is one of the biggest national economy worldwide.
The Federal Republic of Germany lies in the heart of Europe and is a cosmopolitan, democratic country with a great tradition and a lively present. Germany has one of the world’s strongest economies and offers an innovative research and education landscape. At the same time it has a strong creative economy and a dynamic cultural scene.
Germany at a Glance
Facts and figures about Germany, its population, the geography and other interesting information.
For the fourth time, Germany has emerged from an international poll conducted by the BBC World Service as “the most popular country”. Sixty-two percent of those surveyed from 27 countries around the world believed that Germany’s influence is positive – three percent more than last year.
Germany’s good image in the world