Germany (German : Deutschlandkarte
) is a country in central Europe, bordered by Denmark to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria and Switzerland to the south, France and Luxembourg to the southwest, and Belgium and the Netherlands to the northwest.German or the National Republic of Germany consists of 16States. In Germany these states are called Lander, which means singular Land. Berlin, Hamburg and Bremen are three prime states of the country; the other 13 states are called Flachenlander or area states.
Germany has a population of about 82 million, An important economic force in Europe, Germany has the largest economy in Europe and the fourth largest economy in the world. Thirty-seven Fortune Global 500 companies are headquartered in Germany, including many major car brands, like Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and Volkswagen.
Germany is separated into sixteen states, or Lander, which are governed at the state level and subdivided into districts. Each state in Germany is headquartered in its capital city. Berlin is the capital of Germany. Bavaria is the largest state in Germany, making up the southeastern quadrant of the country. The most populous state in Germany is North Rhine-Westphalia, headquartered in Dusseldorf.
Like any other international federations, states of Germany also got the liability of representing themselves in the global platform. Among the five German states many disputed lands fall. These places are generally barren forests and hill areas; neither the Bavarian lakes are not the part of any municipality. According to the research made on 2005, January, still around 246 states andregionswere left unclaimed by the Government of Germany.
Must Explore German States
List of German States by Population
|Name||Abbr.||Status||Area A (km²)||Population Census (C) 2011-05-09||Population Estimate (E) 2014-12-31||Population Estimate (E) 2015-12-31||Capital|
|Nordrhein-Westfalen [North Rhine-Westphalia]||NW||FSt||34,110||17,538,251||17,638,098||17,865,516||Dusseldorf|
|Niedersachsen [Lower Saxony]||NI||FSt||47,615||7,777,992||7,826,739||7,926,599||Hanover|
|Mecklenburg-Vorpommern [Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania]||MV||FSt||23,214||1,609,982||1,599,138||1,612,362||Schwerin|
|List of German States by GDP in 2015|
Major Cities in Germany
|States||Rank||GDP (billion EUR €)||Share of Total GDP (%)||GDP Per Capital (EUR €)|
Berlin is the capital of Germany and its most populous city, with about 3.5 million inhabitants. Located in the state of the same name, Berlin is situated in eastern Germany. Berlin is known for its museums, architecture, world-class universities and research institutes.
Other major cities in Germany include Hamburg
, and Stuttgart
Last Updated on: November 20th, 2017