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Profile of Germany

Name: Federal Republic of Germany

Capital: Berlin

Government

POPULATION

Population: 83,100,000 (2019)

Immigration: About 21% of the population has a migration background

The largest groups are from:

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

Religion: 59.3% Christianity, 34.4% Not religious, 5.5% Islam, 0.8% 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, 2018)

Baden-Württemberg

11,070,000

Bavaria

13,077,000

Berlin

3,645,000

Brandenburg

2,512,000

Bremen

683,000

Hamburg

1,841,000

Hessen

6,266,000

Lower Saxony

7,982,000

Mecklenburg-West Pomerania

1,610,000

North Rhine-Westphalia

17,933,000

Rhineland-Palatinate

4,078,000

Saarland

991,000

Saxony

4,078,000

Saxony-Anhalt

2,208,000

Schleswig-Holstein

2,897,000

Thuringia

2,143,000

Major Cities and Population (Dec 31, 2018)

Berlin

3,644,826

Hamburg

1,841,179

Munich

1,471,508

Cologne

1,085,664

Frankfurt

753,056

Stuttgart

634,830

Düsseldorf

619,294

Leipzig

587,857

Dortmund

587,010

Essen

583,109

Bremen

569,352

Dresden

554,649

Hannover

538,068

Nuremberg

518,365

Duisburg

498,590

Source: Federal Statistical Office Germany


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