|Area||137,816 sq. mi. (about Montana's size)|
|Religions||Protestant 34%, Catholic 34%, Others 32%|
|Government||Parliamentary federal republic|
|No. of States (Länder)||16|
|Key Industries||Machinery, vehicles, chemicals, metals and manufactures, foodstuffs, textiles, shipbuilding|
|Gross Domestic Product (GDP)*||$2.2 trillion|
|Basis of GDP||Farming 1%, Industry 28%, Services 71%|
|Key Trading Partners||France, USA, UK, Italy, Netherlands|
*Germany's gross domestic
product (GDP) is reported in terms of its purchasing-power parity
(ppp). That's the dollar value of the universal "basket"
of goods and services that Germany's GDP earnings could buy (within
Germany, at German prices).
Sources: The World Factbook, 2002. German Information Center in New York City.
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