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Germany is considered to be one of the world’s best economies and is in line with Japan as one of the fastest economies of the world. Post-world war, due to curbs in sanctions on political and military might, the country concentrated primarily on building their economy and became one of the best economies of the world. Currently Germany is the largest economy in Europe and the fifth largest in the world.

Germany is famous for its brands irrespective of their industries. This shows the attention to detail, the quality of production of their products. They are well established and famous for Automobile, Aeronautical, Technology and Communications sectors across the world

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionWestern Europe
Capital CityBerlin
Government TypeFederal parliamentary republic
Official LanguagesGerman
CurrencyEuro, EUR
Phone Code +49
Important CitiesHamburg, Munich, Cologne, Frankfurt am Main, Stuttgart, Düsseldorf, Dortmund, Essen, Leipzig
National DayFrench National Day (14th Jul)
Ease of Doing Business Ranking22 (Very Easy)
Primary Industriesmanufacturing industries including automotive, chemicals, metals such as iron and steel, electrical equipment, coal, ships, machine tools, high precision equipment, optics, pharmaceuticals, textiles, and plastic goods
Major Exportsvehicles, machinery, chemical goods, electronic products, electrical equipment, pharmaceuticals, transport equipment, basic metals, food products, and rubber and plastics, Aircraft, spacecraft.
Major Exports to IndiaAnimal, Food Products, Minerals, Hides and skins, Fuels, Vegetables, Textiles and Clothing, Raw materials, Stone and Glass
Major ImportsMachinery, Data processing equipmentAgricultural, products, Foodstuffs, Metals, Vehicles, Chemicals, Oil and gas, Electric equipment, Pharmaceuticals.
Major Imports from India Machinery and Electricals, Textiles and Clothing, Chemicals, Metals, Transportation, Plastic or Rubber, Hides and skins, Vegetables, Raw materials, Stone and Glass
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with IndiaBilateral trade
Bordering NationsPoland, Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Belgium, Netherland, Denmark
Member ofAsian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB), Antarctic treaty system(ATS), Council of Europe(COE), European Communities(EC), European Economic Area(EEA), European Economic Community(EEC), European Union(EU), Group of 10(G10), Group of 20(G20), Group of 7(G7), Group of 8+5(G8+5), International Monetary Fund(IMF), North Atlantic Treaty Organization(NATO), Organisation for Economic Co-operation Development(OECD), Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe(OSCE), Regional Cooperation Council(RCC), United Nations(UN), Union for the Mediterranean(UfM), World Trade Organization(WTO)
Indian Embassy Details for GermanyH.E. Parvathaneni Harish
Honourable Ambassador
Embassy of India
Tiergartenstrasse 17, 10785 Berlin, Germany
Phone: 49 30 2579 50
Embassy Details of Germany in IndiaH.E. Dr. Philipp Ackermann
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
6/50 G, Shanti Path,Chanakyapuri
Phone: +91-11-2687 1831-36; 44199199 (O)