Flag of Germany

The German flag is a horizontal triband. The used colors in the flag are red, yellow, black. The proportion of the German flag is 3:5. The Flag of Germany was adopted in 1918. The first use of the current flag design was in 1848. The last change to the current German flag design was in 1949.

Flag of Germany

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Flag proportion

Ratio 3:5


  • First flag usage: 1848
  • Adoption current flag: 1918
  • Last change flag: 1949

Flag colors


About Germany


80 594 017


137 885 sq mi
357 121 km2

Population density

585 sq mi
226 km2

Country information

Country: Germany
Continent: Europe
Official languages: German
Capital: Berlin
Government: Federal parliamentary constitutional republic
Border length: 2 250 miles / 3 621 km
Neighbouring countries
Austria: 487 miles 784 km
Belgium: 104 miles 167 km
Czech Republic: 506 miles 815 km
Denmark: 42 miles 68 km
France: 280 miles 451 km
Luxembourg: 86 miles 138 km
Netherlands: 359 miles 577 km
Poland: 283 miles 456 km
Switzerland: 208 miles 334 km

The German flag is the flag of the country named Germany. Germany is located in continental Europe. Germany has 9 neighbouring countries. The total length of land borders of Germany is 2 250 mi/ 3 621 km. Germany border neighbours and border lengths are: Austria: 784 km, Belgium: 167 km, Czech Republic: 815 km, Denmark: 68 km, France: 451 km, Luxembourg: 138 km, Netherlands: 577 km, Poland: 456 km, Switzerland: 334 km.

80 594 017 people are living in Germany, a country stretching over 137 885 sq mi/ 357 121 km² (2.34% water). The population density in Germany is of 585 per sq mi/ 226 people per km². The official language of Germany is German. The capital city of Germany is Berlin. Germany is a Federal parliamentary constitutional republic.

The currency in Germany is the Euro € (EUR). UTC (standard time) in Germany is UTC+01:00 and UTC+02:00 in summer. Germany has the unique two-letter country code, DE (also Internet top-level domain), its three-letter country code is DEU, and its three-digit country code is 276. The calling code for Germany is +49.




Euro € (EUR)


CET: UTC+01:00
CEST: UTC+02:00


Internet TLD: DE
Three-letter country code: DEU
Three-digit country code: 276
Calling code: +49