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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 GermanyEmbassy of India
H.E. Parvathaneni Harish
Honourable Ambassador
Tiergartenstrasse 17, 10785 Berlin, Germany
49 30 2579 50

Consulate General of India in Frankfurt
Mr. B. S. Mubarak
Consul General
Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage 26 60325 Frankfurt am Main Germany
49 69 153 00 50, +49 69 15300528/526

Consulate General of India in Hamburg
Shri. Madan Lal Raigar
Consul General
Graumannsweg 57 22087 Hamburg Germany
49 40 338036

Consulate General of India in Munich
Sh. Mohit Yadav
Consul General
Widenmayerstrasse 15 80538 Munich Germany
49 89 21023920

Embassy Details of Germany in IndiaEmbassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
H.E. Dr. Philipp Ackermann
6/50 G, Shanti Path,Chanakyapuri New Delhi-110021
+91-11-2687 1831-36; 44199199 (O)

Consulate General of Germany in Kolkata
Ms. Barbara Voss
Consul General
1, Hastings Park Road, Alipore Kolkata 700027

Consulate General of Germany in Chennai
Ms. Michaela Kuchler
Consul General
49 Ethiraj Salai POB No 6801 Chennai 600008
+91-44-28210810, 2821 (O)

Consulate General of Germany in Mumbai
Mr. Achim Fabig
Consul General
Hoechst House, 10th Floor, Nariman Point, Mumbai-400 021

Consulate General of Germany in Bengaluru
Mr. Achim Burkart
Consul General
2nd Floor, Cash Pharmacy Building, Prestige Delta Junction of St. Marks Road
080-45300100 (O)

Honorary Consulate of the Federal Republic of Germany in Thiruvananthpuram
H.E. Mr. Syed Ibrahim Sait Taj
Honorary Consul
University - Kunnukuzhy Road Palayam Goethe-Zentrum Casa Julia Thiruvananthpuram - 695034
0471-3013018/19 (O)

Honorary Consulate of the Federal Republic of Germany in Hyderabad
H.E. Mr. Venkat Rama Mohan Reddy Bodanapu
Honorary Consul
C/o Cyient Ltd. Plot No 11 Software Units Layout Infocity Madhapur - 500081
040-67641114 (O)

Honorary Consulate of the Federal Republic of Germany in Goa
H.E. Mr. Dean Wilfried Lopes de Menezes
Honorary Consul
Cosme Matias Menezes Pvt. Ltd. Cosme Matias Menezes Building Rua de Ourem, Panaji Goa-403 301

+91-0832-2430793 (O)