Kids Maps and Resource Pages   Maps and Resource Pages

Kids Maps Reviewed WebSites (Safe Sites and Images for Kids to Learn Geography)

North America
South America
The World
United States
Climate Maps
Countries of the World
  Antigua and Barbuda
  Bosnia and Herzegovina
  Burkina Faso
  Cape Verde
  Cayman Islands
  Central African Republic
  Congo (Brazzaville)
  Congo (Kinshasa)
  Costa Rica
  Cote d'Ivoire
  Czech Republic
  Dominican Republic
  El Salvador
  Equatorial Guinea
  Holy See
  Hong Kong
  Marshall Islands
  Netherlands Antilles
  New Zealand
  North Korea
  Papua New Guinea
  Saint Kitts and Nevis
  Saint Lucia
  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  San Marino
  Sao Tome and Principe
  Saudi Arabia
  Sierra Leone
  Solomon Islands
  South Africa
  South Korea
  Sri Lanka
  Trinidad and Tobago
  United Arab Emirates
  United Kingdom
  United States
Geography for Kids
World Maps


Countries of the World: Germany
Resources about Germany including maps, facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, and economy.

Economy of Germany GDP (2009 nom.): $3.339 trillion. Annual growth rate: (2010 est.) 3.5%; (2009) -4.7%; (2008) 1.7%. Per capita GDP (2009 nom.): $44,525. Inflation rate (September 2010): 1.3%. Unemployment rate (October 2010): 7.5%. Agriculture (0.9% of GDP in 2010): Products--corn, wheat, potatoes, sugar, beets, barley, hops, viticulture, forestry, fisheries. Industry (26.8% of GDP in 2010): Types--car-making; mechanical, electrical, and precision engineering; chemicals; environmental technology; optics; medical technology; biotech and genetic engineering; nanotechnology; aerospace; logistics. Trade (2009): Exports--$1.124 trillion: chemicals, motor vehicles, iron and steel products, manufactured goods, electrical products. Major markets (2009)--France, Netherlands, U.S. Imports--$937 billion: food, petroleum products, manufactured goods, electrical products, motor vehicles, apparel. Major suppliers--Netherlands, China, France.

Geography of Germany Area: 357,114 sq. km. (137,846 sq. mi.); about the size of Montana. Cities (2007): Capital--Berlin (population about 3.41 million). Other cities--Hamburg (1.77 million), Munich (1.31 million), Cologne (1 million), Frankfurt (671,000), Essen (567,000), Dortmund (581,000), Stuttgart (602,000), Dusseldorf (586,000), Bremen (548,000), Hanover (521,000). Terrain: Low plain in the north; high plains, hills, and basins in the center and east; mountainous alpine region in the south. Climate: Temperate; cooler and rainier than much of the United States.

Government of Germany Type: Federal republic. Founded: 1949 (Basic Law, i.e., Constitution, promulgated on May 23, 1949). On October 3, 1990, the Federal Republic of Germany and the German Democratic Republic unified in accordance with Article 23 of the F.R.G. Basic Law. Branches: Executive--president (titular chief of state), chancellor (executive head of government); legislative-- bicameral parliament; judicial--independent, Federal Constitutional Court. Administrative divisions: 16 Laender (states). Major political parties: Social Democratic Party (SPD); Christian Democratic Union (CDU); Christian Social Union (CSU); Alliance 90/Greens; Free Democratic Party (FDP); Left Party (LP). Suffrage: Universal at 18.

Map of Germany This Map of Germany shows the borders of the country, as well as rivers, and cities including Berlin the capital of Germany. (Maps from the U.S. State Department)

Official Name of Germany The Official Name of Germany is the Federal Republic of Germany. (Facts from the U.S. State Department)

People of Germany Nationality: Noun and adjective--German(s). Population (January 1, 2010 estimate): 82,329,758. Population growth rate (% per annum, 2010 est.): -0.053%. Urban population (2008): 74%. Ethnic groups (2010): German 91.5%, Turkish 2.4%, other 6.1% (made up largely of Greek, Italian, Polish, Russian, Serbo- Croatian, Spanish); Danish minority in the north, Sorbian (Slavic) minority in the east. Religions: Protestant 34%; Roman Catholic 34%; Muslim 3.7%; unaffiliated or other 28.3%. Language: German. Education: Years compulsory--10; attendance--100%; literacy-- 99%. Health: Infant mortality rate (2010)--3.99/1,000; life expectancy (2010)--women 82.42 years, men 76.26 years. Persons employed (second quarter 2010): 40.3 million.

If you notice a broken link or any error PLEASE report it by clicking HERE

2010 Kids Maps

Kids Maps