Germany is a federal state in central Europe. The Federal Republic of Germany is in accordance with its constitution a republic consisting of the 16 German states is formed. She is a liberal-democratic and social constitutional state and represents a state of the most recent manifestation of the German nation state dar. federal capital is Berlin.
Germany borders nine European neighbors; natural environments, it is adjacent to the waters of the North and Baltic Sea and the south by the mountains of the Alps. It lies in the temperate zone and, with approximately 81.8 million inhabitants of the most densely populated countries of the earth surface.
As a founding member of the European Union, Germany is the world’s most populous country, making a total of 17 EU Member States a monetary union, the euro zone. It is a member of the United Nations, the OECD, the NATO, the G8 and the G20.
In terms of nominal gross domestic product, Germany is the largest economy in Europe and fourth largest in the world. In 2010 it was the third largest export – and import nation. The Human Development Index is one of Germany’s most highly developed countries.