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Federal Republic of Germany
Bundesrepublik Deutschland
Flag of Germany.svg.png Coat of Arms of Germany.svg.png
Location of  Germany  (dark green)– in Europe  (green & dark grey)– in the European Union  (green)  —  [Legend]
Location of  Germany  (dark green)

– in Europe  (green & dark grey)
– in the European Union  (green)  —  [Legend]

Capital
(and largest city)
Berlin
Official language(s) German[1]
Demonym German
Government Federal parliamentary republic
 -  President Christian Wulff (CDU)
 -  Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU)
 -  President of the Bundestag Norbert Lammert (CDU)
 -  President of the Bundesrat Hannelore Kraft (SPD)
Formation
 -  Holy Roman Empire 2 February 962 
 -  Unification 18 January 1871 
 -  Federal Republic 23 May 1949 
 -  Reunification 3 October 1990 
Area
 -  Total 357,021 km2 (63rd)
137,847 sq mi 
 -  Water (%) 2.416
Population
 -  2010 estimate 81,799,600[1] (15th)
 -  Density 229/km2 (55th)
593/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2011 estimate
 -  Total $3.089 trillion[2] (5th)
 -  Per capita $37,935[2] (18th)
GDP (nominal) 2011 estimate
 -  Total $3.628 trillion[2] (4th)
 -  Per capita $44,555[2] (19th)
Gini (2006) 27 (low
HDI (2010) increase 0.885[3] (very high) (10th)
Currency Euro ()[2](2002 – present) (EUR)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 -  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Drives on the right
Internet TLD .de [3]
Calling code 49
1 ^ Danish, Low German, Sorbian, Romany and Frisian are officially recognised by the ECRML.
2 ^ Before 2002: Deutsche Mark (DEM).
3 ^ Also .eu, shared with European Union member states.

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