Germany (Deutschland)

This section provides relevant information and links about Germany for those wishing to move there. In addition there are a number of blogs linked to which can provide first-hand experience in life in Germany as an expat.

Germany at a glance

Population: 81,305,856 (July 2012 est.)
Major cities – population: BERLIN (capital) 3.438 million; Hamburg 1.786 million; Munich 1.349 million; Cologne 1.001 million (2009)
Languages: German
Time difference: UTC+1
Labour force – by occupation: agriculture: 1.6%
industry: 24.6%
services: 73.8% (2011)
Unemployment rate: 6% (2011 est.)
Currency: Euro
Internet users: 65.125 million (2009)

Governmental Information

German government portal in English. French and German also available.

Recommended Websites & Blogs

Uberlin – All about Berlin.

Young Germany – Your career, education and lifestyle guide in Germany.

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