General Information

Population: There is a population of around 82 million
Capital of Germany: Berlin which is also the largest city
Official Language: Official language is German but English is understood widely
Major Cities: Frankfurt, Berlin, Hamburg, Dusseldorf
Popular Expat cities: Frankfurt, Munich, Hamburg
Time Zone: GMT +1 (GMT+2 from the end of March to October)
Money: The Euro (EUR) divided into 100 cents
Popular attractions: Bradenburg Gate, Romantic Road, Neuschwanstein Castle and Lake constance
Religions: Christianity
Public Holidays: New Year’s Day, Easter Monday, Easter Sunday, Labour Day, Ascension Day, Whit Monday, Assumption of the Virgin Mary, Day of German unity, All Saints Day, Christmas day, Second day of Christmas and Easter Monday
International Dialling code: The international dialling code in Germany is +49
Emergency contact: 110 (police) and 112 (ambulance)