- Full country name: Federal Republic of Germany
- Area: 357,000 sq km
- Population: 81 million
- Capital city: Berlin (pop: 3.5 million)
- People: Predominantly white European, with significant Turkish minority. Germany has absorbed most of the refugees from the former Yugoslavia.
- Language: German
- Religion: 90% Christian. There are a couple of million Muslims and about 30,000 Jews (the pre-Holocaust figure was over half a million).
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