Population of main cities including suburbs:
Berlin (3,943,000); Hamburg (3,260,000); Frankfurt (2,717,000); Munich (2,600,000); Stuttgart (2,330,000); Cologne (1,017,000).
Nearly one inhabitant in five (18.4%) has foreign roots. Foreigners living in Germany come from Turkey (1.7 million), Italy (0.5 million), Poland (0.4 million), Serbia-Montenegro (.3 million), Greece (0.3 million), Croatia (0.2 million) and Russia (0.18 million).
Other Languages Spoken:
Most Germans have a very good knowledge of English. Quite a few of them speak French. Additionally, though less frequently, Italian, Spanish and Russian are also spoken.
The business languages are German and English.
Christians 62.5 % (Catholics 31.4 %, Protestants 31.1 %), Muslims
4 %, Jews 0.2 %.
It is %T:%M %A In Berlin
Exchange Rate on
National Currency: Euro (EUR)
Type of State:
Germany has 16 States or provinces, which have local governments and legislatures that enjoy considerable decentralization in relation to the federal government.
Type of Economy:
High-income economy, OECD member, G8 member.
The leading European power; the world's second largest exporter.
HDI (World Rank):
Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.
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Access to Electricity:
100% of the Population
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