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Blood Is Thicker Than Water.

 

General


Population: 81,471,834 (2011)
Land Area: 357,021 sq km
Natural Resources: Coal, lignite, natural gas, iron ore, copper, nickel, uranium, potash, salt, construction materials, timber, arable land
Capital: Berlin
Political System: Federal Republic
State Leader: Christian Wulff (2010)
Head of Government: Angela Merkel (2005)
Languages: German
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Major Religions: Protestant 34%, Roman Catholic 34%, Muslim 3.7%, Unaffiliated or other 28.3%
Major Ethnicities: German 91.5%, Turkish 2.4%, Other 6.1%
Life Expectancy: 80.07 years (2011)

Economy


GDP Official Exchange Rate: 3.306 trillion (2010)
GDP Purchasing Power Parity: 2.96 trillion (2010)
GDP Per Capita (PPP): 35,900 (2010)
GDP Growth Rate: 3.6% (2010)
GDP Structure: Agriculture 1,6%, Industry 30,3%, Services 68% (2007)
Labour Force By Occupation: Agriculture 2.4%, Industry 29.7%, Services 67.8% (2005)
Industries: Iron, steel, coal, cement, chemicals, vehicles, machine tools, electronics, food and beverages, shipbuilding, textiles
Agriculture Products: Potatoes, wheat, barley, sugar beets, fruit, cabbages; cattle, pigs, poultry
Human Development Index: 0.905 (9th)
Tourism Revenue: 35.589 billion (2004)
Unemployment Rate: 7.4% (2010)

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Army Size: 284 500 (2004)
Budget: 1.5% of GDP (2005)

Current Situation

 

Germany is located in Central Europe. Germany is bordered by Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland and Switzerland. Germany is an economic powerhouse, ranked 3rd in the world for GDP. Germany is also one of the biggest exporter and importer of goods on the international markets. It is also technologically advanced and leads various fields. Germany also has many international companies.

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Sources

CIA World Factbook: Germany
The Economist: The World In 2010
Wikipedia: Germany
http://hdrstats.undp.org/en/countries/profiles/DEU.html

Updated on: December 18, 2011