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Germany profile - Facts

  • 25 February 2015
  • From the section Europe
Berlin's Brandenburg Gate
Berlin's Brandenburg Gate was at one time at the dividing line between East and West Berlin
  • Full name: Federal Republic of Germany
  • Population: 82 million (UN, 2012)
  • Capital: Berlin
  • Area: 357,027 sq km (137,849 sq miles)
  • Major language: German
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 78 years (men), 83 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 euro = 100 cents
  • Main exports: Motor vehicles, electrical machinery, metals
  • GNI per capita: US $47,270 (World Bank, 2013)
  • Internet domain: .de
  • International dialling code: +49