Image_Germany
Profile of Germany
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.

Profile of Germany

Germany at a glance

 

Name: Federal Republic of Germany

Capital: Berlin

Government

 

Population

Population: 83,100,000 (2020)

Immigration: About 26% of the population has a migration background

The largest groups are from:

  • Turkey (3.5%)
  • Others (Poland, Italy, Romania, etc.) (11%)
Map Germany

Religion: 52% Christianity, 38.8% Not religious, 5.2% Islam, 4.0% Other religions

Language: German

Minority languages: Frisian, Sorbian, Danish, and Romany

English is widely spoken throughout the population.

 

Geography

Area: 137,857 sq. miles (357,050 sq.km)

Neighbors: Denmark to the North; Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, and France to the West; Switzerland and Austria to the South; Czech Republic, and Poland to the East.

 

 

 

 

States and Population (Dec 31, 2019)

 Baden-Württemberg

11,100,394

 Bavaria

13,124,737

 Berlin

3,669,491

 Brandenburg

2,521,893

 Bremen

681,202

 Hamburg

1,847,253

 Hessen

6,288,080

 Lower Saxony

7,993,608

 Mecklenburg-West Pomerania

1,608,138

 North Rhine-Westphalia

17,947,221

 Rhineland-Palatinate

4,093,903

 Saarland

986,887

 Saxony

4,071,971

 Saxony-Anhalt

2,194,782

 Schleswig-Holstein

2,903,773

 Thuringia

2,133,378

 

Major Cities and Population (Dec 31, 2019)

 Berlin

3,669,491

 Hamburg

1,847,253

 Munich

1,484,226

 Cologne

1,087,863

 Frankfurt

763,380

 Stuttgart

635,911

 Düsseldorf

621,877

 Leipzig

593,145

 Dortmund

588,250

 Essen

582,760

 Bremen

567,559

 Dresden

556,780

 Hannover

536,925

 Nuremberg

518,370

 Duisburg

498,686

 

Source: Federal Statistical Office Germany