A Country in Western Europe
Bundesrepublik Deutschland / The Federal Republic of Germany
Germany lies between the Baltic and North seas and the Alps. It is a federal parliamentary republic led by a chancellor, with over 80-million inhabitants and with the world's 4th-largest economy. Its capital is Berlin, and the largest urban area is the Ruhr.
It borders Denmark, Poland, Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, France, Luxembourg, Belgium, and the Netherlands.
Germania was documented before 100 BCE. The Federal Republic of Germany was a founding member of the European Union. German Democratic Republic united wit the Federal Republic of Germany in 1990.