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Complete details about Germany in Europe with capital city Berlin

Country NameGermany (Deutschland)
Country CodeDEU
Capital CityBerlin
ContinentEurope
RegionWestern Europe
Independence Year1955
Population82164700
Surface Area357022.0
Life Expectancy77.4 years
GNP2133367.0 (old 2102826.0)
Government FormFederal Republic

Spoken Languages

German [official]     (91.3%)
Greek     (0.4%)
Italian     (0.7%)
Polish     (0.3%)
Southern Slavic Languages     (1.4%)
Turkish     (2.6%)

Major Cities

Berlin, Berliini     (population 3386667)
Hamburg, Hamburg     (population 1704735)
Munich [München], Baijeri     (population 1194560)
Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 962507)
Frankfurt am Main, Hessen     (population 643821)
Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 599515)
Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 590213)
Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg     (population 582443)
Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 568855)
Bremen, Bremen     (population 540330)
Duisburg, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 519793)
Hannover, Niedersachsen     (population 514718)
Leipzig, Saksi     (population 489532)
Nürnberg, Baijeri     (population 486628)
Dresden, Saksi     (population 476668)
Bochum, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 392830)
Wuppertal, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 368993)
Bielefeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 321125)
Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg     (population 307730)
Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 301048)
Gelsenkirchen, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 281979)
Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg     (population 277204)
Wiesbaden, Hessen     (population 268716)
Münster, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 264670)
Mönchengladbach, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 263697)
Chemnitz, Saksi     (population 263222)
Augsburg, Baijeri     (population 254867)
Halle/Saale, Anhalt Sachsen     (population 254360)
Braunschweig, Niedersachsen     (population 246322)
Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 243825)
Krefeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 241769)
Magdeburg, Anhalt Sachsen     (population 235073)
Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein     (population 233795)
Oberhausen, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 222349)
Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein     (population 213326)
Hagen, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 205201)
Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpomme     (population 203279)
Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg     (population 202455)
Erfurt, Thüringen     (population 201267)
Kassel, Hessen     (population 196211)
Saarbrücken, Saarland     (population 183836)
Mainz, Rheinland-Pfalz     (population 183134)
Hamm, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 181804)
Herne, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 175661)
Mülheim an der Ruhr, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 173895)
Solingen, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 165583)
Osnabrück, Niedersachsen     (population 164539)
Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Rheinland-Pfalz     (population 163771)
Leverkusen, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 160841)
Oldenburg, Niedersachsen     (population 154125)
Neuss, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 149702)
Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg     (population 139672)
Darmstadt, Hessen     (population 137776)
Paderborn, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 137647)
Potsdam, Brandenburg     (population 128983)
Würzburg, Baijeri     (population 127350)
Regensburg, Baijeri     (population 125236)
Recklinghausen, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 125022)
Göttingen, Niedersachsen     (population 124775)
Bremerhaven, Bremen     (population 122735)
Wolfsburg, Niedersachsen     (population 121954)
Bottrop, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 121097)
Remscheid, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 120125)
Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg     (population 119526)
Pforzheim, Baden-Württemberg     (population 117227)
Offenbach am Main, Hessen     (population 116627)
Ulm, Baden-Württemberg     (population 116103)
Ingolstadt, Baijeri     (population 114826)
Gera, Thüringen     (population 114718)
Salzgitter, Niedersachsen     (population 112934)
Cottbus, Brandenburg     (population 110894)
Reutlingen, Baden-Württemberg     (population 110343)
Fürth, Baijeri     (population 109771)
Siegen, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 109225)
Koblenz, Rheinland-Pfalz     (population 108003)
Moers, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 106837)
Bergisch Gladbach, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 106150)
Zwickau, Saksi     (population 104146)
Hildesheim, Niedersachsen     (population 104013)
Witten, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 103384)
Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpomme     (population 102878)
Erlangen, Baijeri     (population 100750)
Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz     (population 100025)
Trier, Rheinland-Pfalz     (population 99891)
Jena, Thüringen     (population 99779)
Iserlohn, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 99474)
Gütersloh, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 95028)
Marl, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 93735)
Lünen, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 92044)
Düren, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 91092)
Ratingen, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 90951)
Velbert, Nordrhein-Westfalen     (population 89881)
Esslingen am Neckar, Baden-Württemberg     (population 89667)

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From @Sugandiangela on Mon Feb 20 01:24:29 EST 2017 RT @MDPD_Clips: Who is doing this page, I do not want anything from germany, https://t.co/tDiDjH8wIr https://t.co/hWFl1yYt04
From @ohfoooyeah on Mon Feb 20 01:24:26 EST 2017 RT @LanaDelRey: 5pm France 5pm Sweden 5pm Netherlands 5pm Germany 5pm Poland 5pm Italy 5pm Spain 4pm U.K. 1pm São Paulo/ Rio de Janeiro?
From @amandaleeplease on Mon Feb 20 01:24:25 EST 2017 RT @amiraminiMD: No, these are not pictures from Nazi Germany camps, these are the detention centers maintained by U.S. Customs and Border?
From @olmmedo_ on Mon Feb 20 01:24:17 EST 2017 RT @LanaDelRey: 5pm France 5pm Sweden 5pm Netherlands 5pm Germany 5pm Poland 5pm Italy 5pm Spain 4pm U.K. 1pm São Paulo/ Rio de Janeiro?
From @paul_boo6880 on Mon Feb 20 01:24:14 EST 2017 RT @1markconway: You know what's really terrifying about what's happening in Sweden, Germany & France (riots & rape)? They aren't terrorist?
From @jubstin on Mon Feb 20 01:24:10 EST 2017 RT @amiraminiMD: No, these are not pictures from Nazi Germany camps, these are the detention centers maintained by U.S. Customs and Border?
From @sawaltmark on Mon Feb 20 01:24:07 EST 2017 ?Miss-Germany? Warum Miss Sachsen-Anhalt das Finale ausschlägt - Mitteldeutsche Zeitung https://t.co/c4tAS91Qb3 #SachsenAnhalt
From @weigman_jeffie on Mon Feb 20 01:24:06 EST 2017 Fox Frozen In Ice In Germany As Freezing -- https://t.co/GSrOsuRFVa
From @DarnellConteh on Mon Feb 20 01:24:05 EST 2017 RT @DancerGuard: 31 billion USD per year. The amount Germany keeps back from its 2%-of-GDP NATO payment each year ? freeloading on US, UK a?
From @Sec_Cyber on Mon Feb 20 01:24:05 EST 2017 Even Dolls Pose #hacking Risk Now, Germany Bans Toy Over Espionage Concerns https://t.co/IwCQvHiRvq
From @RussiaOG on Mon Feb 20 01:24:03 EST 2017 ?#Gazprom? increased #gas supply to Germany by 37% in February https://t.co/bfC3yJHR6D
From @DonnyRotten on Mon Feb 20 01:24:00 EST 2017 @Jdflygirl @PJMedia_com "Our Senator went to Germany to kiss Merkel's butt but all we got was a lousy sweatshirt." -Arizona.
From @Aloysius2012 on Mon Feb 20 01:23:55 EST 2017 RT @WayneMcCurrie: Euro zone. Massive current account surplus.49bnE. Led by Germany. This points to a weak euro boosting exports and QE hel?
From @ENG_feed on Mon Feb 20 01:23:54 EST 2017 RT @Guernseyevacuee: In 1940, thousands fled #Guernsey #Jersey to northern #England before islands occupied by #Germany: https://t.co/cKzQK?