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About Germany

    Where is Germany?

    Flag of Germany Central Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, between the Netherlands and Poland, south of Denmark

    Capital: Berlin Coordinates: 52° 30" North, 13° 24" East
    Map of Germany

    What is the Germany weather like?

    Temperate and marine; cool, cloudy, wet winters and summers; occasional warm mountain (foehn) wind

    Traveling to Germany

    Traveling by air

    There are 539 airports in Germany, 318 of which are paved.

    There are 23 heliports in Germany.

    Traveling by car

    There are 645,000 Km of highways in Germany.

    Traveling by water

    There are 7,467 Km of waterways in Germany.

    The most important ports and harbours are in major seaport(s): Baltic Sea - Rostock; North Sea - Wilhelmshaven

    river port(s): Bremen (Weser); Bremerhaven (Geeste); Duisburg, Karlsruhe, Neuss-Dusseldorf (Rhine); Brunsbuttel, Hamburg (Elbe); Lubeck (Wakenitz)

    oil/gas terminal(s): Brunsbuttel Canal terminals

    container port(s): Bremen/Bremerhaven (5,915,487), Hamburg (9,014,165)(2011).

    Traveling by train

    There are 41,981 Km of railways in Germany.