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Germany

Ethnic Groups

  • German 91.5%
  • Turkish 2.4%
  • Other 6.1% (made up largely of Greek, Italian, Polish, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish)

Religion

  • Protestant 34%
  • Roman Catholic 34%
  • Muslim 3.7%
  • Unaffiliated or other 28.3%

Economic Overview

  • GDP: $3.593 trillion (2013 est.)
  • Agriculture Products: potatoes, wheat, barley, sugar beets, fruit, cabbages; milk products; cattle, pigs, poultry
  • Industries: among the world’s largest and most technologically advanced producers of iron, steel, coal, cement, chemicals, machinery, vehicles, machine tools, electronics, automobiles, food and beverages, shipbuilding, textiles
  • Total Labor Force: 44.2 million (2013 est.)
    • Agriculture: 1.6%
    • Industry: 24.6%
    • Services: 73.8%
  • Unemployment Rate: 45.3% (2013 est.)

Location

Central Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, between the Netherlands and Poland, south of Denmark

Population

80,996,685

Government Type

Federal Republic

Climate

temperate and marine; cool, cloudy, wet winters and summers; occasional warm mountain (foehn) wind