|Full country name: Federal Republic of Germany|
Area: 357,021 sq km
Population: 82.39 million
Capital City: Berlin (pop: 3.5 million)
People: Predominantly Caucasian, with significant Turkish minority. Germany has also absorbed many refugees from the former Yugoslavia.
Religion: 90% Christian. There are 1.7 million Muslims and about 74,000 Jews (the pre-Holocaust figure was over half a million).
Government: Federal republic
Head of State: President Johannes Rau
Head of Government: Chancellor Gerhard Schröder