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The Federal Republic of Germany is located in Central Europe and borders both the Alps and the North and Baltic Seas. The landscape is characterized by extensive forests, numerous hills and mountains, but also by lakes, rivers and beaches. The state capital has been Berlin since reunification. The once divided city is now a vibrant world metropolis and visitor magnet for countless tourists from all over the world. Among the most important sights in Germany are the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, the Cologne Cathedral and the Hofbräuhaus in Munich.

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The history of Heidelberg Castle dates back to the 13th century, when the Palatinate Electors had a castle built in Heidelberg. In the centuries that followed, the sight was developed into a castle that today impresses visitors from all over the world with its Renaissance architecture. During the Thirty Years' ...


Center of the old town
In the middle of the cosmopolitan city of Munich lies the famous Marienplatz. Numerous sights, exclusive restaurants and legendary events make the square the hub of public life. Munich's Marienplatz is known all over the world and is the destination of millions of tourists every year. With the Mariensäule ...

Country data Germany

Germany at a glance

Area357021 km2
CurrencyEuro (EUR)
Neighboring countriesSwitzerland, Poland, Netherlands, Denmark, Belgium, Czech Republic, Luxembourg, France und Austria

Map Germany

Country borders and location of the capital

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