Germany Germany is a German speaking country in central Europe.

Its capital is Berlin. Its flag consists of three colored, horizontal stripes. The colors are black, red, and orange. It has been a united country for only ten years.It became divided during World War II after only 74 years of unification (1871-1945).

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Germanys currency is the Mark. 1.71 Marks equal a U.S. dollar.

Germanys literacy rate is 99%, their ethnic group is 93% German, and their religion is 44% Protestant, 37% Roman Catholic, and 19% other.Germanys geographical area is 137,838 square miles. It consists of three major regions, the northern plain, the central uplands, and mountainous areas in the south. Germany is crisscrossed with many rivers. The Rhine, the Weser, the Elbe, the Oder, and a few others. Germanys population is approximately 82,079,454 peoples and its population growth rate is .01%.

The population density of Germany is 595 people per square mile. The population distribution is 87% in urban areas and 13% in rural areas. Germanys average temperature in January is from the mid 20’s to the high 30’s. However, in July the average temperature is from the 50’s to the high 70’s. Also, Germanys average precipitation is 2 inches in January and 5 inches in July.

There are many interesting places to visit while touring Germany. Some of them are for example, the Black Forest, St. Peters Cathedral and many quaint little towns, such as Heidelberg, along the way to the larger cities.Geography.