Population:80,457,737 (July 2018 estimate)
Size:357,022 sq km (slightly smaller than the US State of Montana)
Bordering countries:Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland
Coastline:2,389 km • Forests and woodland cover 31% of the country
Climate:temperate and marine; cool, cloudy, wet winters and summers; occasional warm, occasional warm, mountain (föhn) wind; high relative humidity
Lowest point:Neuendorf bei Wilster (-3.54 m)
Highest point:Zugspitze (2,963 m)
Life expectancy at birth:78.6 for males, 83.4 for females (2018 estimate)
Religions:Protestant 27%, Roman Catholic 29%, Muslim 4.4%, unaffiliated or other 39.6%
Government type:federal parliamentary republic
National capital:Berlin
Voting Age:18
States:Baden-Württemberg, Bayern, Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Hessen, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Niedersachsen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Saarland, Sachsen, Sachsen-Anhalt, Schleswig-Holstein, Thüringen
Major Political parties:Christian Democratic Union (CDU), Christian Social Union (CSU), Free Democratic Party (FDP), Social Democratic Party (SPD), Alliance 90/Greens, Left Party (Die Linke), Alternative for Germany (AfD)
Currency:1 euro (€) = 100 cents
Telephones:44.4 million land lines 2017 – 106 million mobile subscribers 2017
Internet users :72.365 million (2016) – 33.221 broadband subscribers 2017
Railways:43,468.3 km of track
Airports (Total of all large and small airports with both paved and unpaved runways):539
Roadways:645,000 kilometers (12,800 km Autobahn) – includes local roads

(Source: CIA Fact Book)

Number of residents in Germany from English-speaking nations as of 31 December 2017, not including members of the military:

Great Britain116,465
Australia/New Zealand15,812
South Africa6,090

(Source: Statistisches Bundesamt in Wiesbaden)