Official Name: (Federal Republic of Germany) Bundersrepublik Deutschland
Population: 82 million
Area: 357,020 sq km or 137,846 sq mi
Major Cities: Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Colonge, Frankfurt, Leipzig
Climate: Mainly moderate climate
National Holiday: Unity Day, October 3
Industries: among the world's largest and most technologically advanced producers of iron, steel, coal, cement, chemicals, machinery, vehicles, machine tools, electronics, food and beverages, shipbuilding, textiles.