General Information

Capital: Berlin

 

Major Cities: Berlin, Munich, Dusseldorf, Stuttgart, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Cologne.

 

Official Language: German

 

Time Zone: GMT+1 World Time Clock

 

Currency: Euro Currency Calculator

 

Total Area: 347,021 sq km 63rd largest country in the world

 

Population: 82 million (July 2008)

 

GDP: $3.927 trillion (July 2007)

 

GDP per capita: $40,079 (July 2007)

 

Labour force: 43.66 million

 

Industry: service sector (70%), industry (29.1%), agriculture (0.9%).

 

Export partners: France 9.7%, U.S. 7.5%, U.K. 7.3%, Italy 6.7%, Netherlands 6.4%, Austria 5.4%, Belgium 5.3%, Spain 5%.

 

Import partners: Netherlands 12%, France 8.6%, Belgium 7.8%, China 6.2%, Italy 5.8%, U.K. 5.65, U.S. 4.5%, Austria 4.4%.