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Location:  Central Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, between the Netherlands and Poland, south of Denmark
Geographic Coordinates:   51 00 N, 9 00 E
Area:   357,022 sq km (land: 348,672 sq km water: 8,350 sq km)
Climate:  Temperate and marine; cool, cloudy, wet winters and summers; occasional warm mountain (foehn) wind
Languages:  German
Population:  81,147,265 (July 2013 est.)
Capital:  Berlin
Religion:  Protestant 34%, Roman Catholic 34%, Muslim 3.7%, unaffiliated or other 28.3%
Ethnic Groups:  German 91.5%, Turkish 2.4%, other 6.1% (made up largely of Greek, Italian, Polish, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish)
Independence:  18 January 1871

Source:  CIA Factbook