Democratic parliamentary federal democracy since 1949
Berlin, 3.4 million inhabitants
Three horizontal stripes in black, red, gold
Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit
"Unity and Justice and Freedom"
Third verse of August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben's "Das Lied der Deutschen" to a melody by Joseph Haydn "Kaiserhymne"
October 3, Day of German Unity
Bundestag (16th legislative period: 613 MPs)
Germany is a member of the Eurozone, EUR 1 = 100 cents
Phone dial code
.de (one of the ten most frequent top-level domains)
German. German is the mother tongue of 100 million people. German is the mother tongue spoken most frequently in the European Union.