Geographic coordinates: 51 00 N, 9 00 E
Area: 357,022 sq km
Country ranking (in terms of size): 63
Land: 348,672 sq km
Water: 8,350 sq km
Land boundaries: 3,790km
Central Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, between the Netherlands and Poland, South of Denmark.
Temperate and marine; cool, cloudy, wet winters and summers; occasional warm mountain wind.
Lowlands in North, uplands in centre, Bavarian Alps in South.
Lowest point: Neuendorf bei Wilster -3.54m
Highest point: Zugspitze 2,963m
Coal, lignite, natural gas, iron ore, copper, nickel, uranium, potash, salt, construction materials, timber and arable land.