Germany

Country in Central Europe

Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a country in Central Europe. It is the second-most populous country in Europe after Russia, and the most populous member state of the European Union. Germany is situated between the Baltic and North seas to the north, and the Alps to the south; covering an area of 357,022 square kilometres (137,847 sq mi), with a population of over 83 million within its 16 constituent states. It borders Denmark to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria and Switzerland to the south, and France, Luxembourg, Belgium, and the Netherlands to the west. The nation's capital and largest city is Berlin, and its financial centre is Frankfurt; the largest urban area is the Ruhr.

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Watch as Team GB's women's hockey team lose 2-1 to Germany in their first match at the Tokyo Olympics.
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Great Britain's women begin their Olympic hockey title defence in disappointing fashion with a 2-1 defeat by Germany in Pool A in Tokyo.
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Great Britain's Heather Watson loses in the first round of the women's singles to Germany's Anna-Lena Friedsam.
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Counterfeit vaccine passes have forced pharmacies in Germany to stop issuing the certifications.
4 days ago • Sky News
Watch highlights as Richarlison scores a first-half hat-trick to help Brazil beat Germany 4-2 in their opening match at Tokyo 2020.
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Everton's Richarlison scores for a hat-trick in the opening 30 minutes for Brazil to make it 3-0 in their opening match against Germany at the Tokyo Olympics.
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The United States and Germany have announced a deal to allow the completion of a controversial Russian gas pipeline to Europe without further sanctions.
5 days ago • Sky News
People have been left trapped in cars and underground train carriages after heavy rain caused widespread damage in central China.
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In the heart of the broken town of Ahrweiler, with mud and debris all around you, a huge water pump makes its racket.
1 week ago • Sky News
More than 190 people have died as heavy rainfall caused severe flooding in parts of western Europe last week, with the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate one..
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German officials have defended their anti-flooding measures after torrential downpours submerged towns and villages and killed at least 195 people across the..
1 week ago • Sky News
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told her nation that a recovery plan will be in place within days, after visiting some of the areas that were worst affected..
1 week ago • Sky News
The once in a lifetime flooding in western Germany has been indiscriminate - creating victims from all of life's ages and stages.
1 week ago • Sky News
From a bridge in one the most severely flood-hit towns in Germany, we watched as the army moved heavy lifting equipment onto the bypass below.
1 week ago • Sky News
At least 170 people have now died following "historic" flooding across Germany and Belgium - with fears the death toll could keep rising.
1 week ago • Sky News
Germany's Olympic football team walked off the pitch during a warm-up match after one of their players was allegedly racially abused by an opponent.
1 week ago • Sky News
Germany's men's Olympic football team walk off the field with five minutes left of their friendly against Honduras after defender Jordan Torunarigha is allegedly..
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Rescuers are searching for hundreds of missing people after "historic" flooding killed more than 120 people in Germany and Belgium.
1 week ago • Sky News

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