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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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How does the German election system work? [Video]

How does the German election system work?

The September 26 election will determine who replaces Chancellor Angela Merkel, who steps down after 16 years in office.

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Annalena Baerbock: Green party candidate wants to radically change Germany [Video]

Annalena Baerbock: Green party candidate wants to radically change Germany

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German elections 2021: Armin Laschet tries to regain public trust [Video]

German elections 2021: Armin Laschet tries to regain public trust

Armin Laschet is Germany's CDU/CSU candidate for chancellor. He has seen his popularity drop in recent months due to several scandals and a string of public gaffes. Find out more about this former..

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Who is Christian Lindner? | Euronews German election guide 2021 [Video]

Who is Christian Lindner? | Euronews German election guide 2021

Take a look at the 42-year-old management consultant and leader of Germany's Free Democratic Party with his sights on becoming the country's finance minister.

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German election 2021: Who is Greens leader Annalena Baerbock? [Video]

German election 2021: Who is Greens leader Annalena Baerbock?

Her campaign began well, but her party's popularity in the polls has been on a downward trajectory ever since.

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German election 2021: Who is Christian Social Union leader Markus Söder? [Video]

German election 2021: Who is Christian Social Union leader Markus Söder?

Söder was a strong contender to replace Merkel to become the conservative CDU/CSU bloc's candidate, but he eventually bowed out to Armin Laschet

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Germany is looking for skilled workforce, how can you apply | Oneindia News [Video]

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Germany is now looking to jumpstart its economy and is on the hunt for a skilled workforce. . The job seeker visa for Germany is a Long-Term Residency Permit, which allows the applicants to stay in the..

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50 million volunteers in 180 countries take part in World Cleanup Day [Video]

50 million volunteers in 180 countries take part in World Cleanup Day

The movement's website showed which areas of Europe were most enthusiastic: Germany held over 900 events, France over 600, and Italy over 500.

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German elections: 'One week to go but still no clear winner' [Video]

German elections: 'One week to go but still no clear winner'

Euronews correspondent from the German desk Lena Roche explains how the week has folded for the candidates as well as the German voters.

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Ischgl: Trial starts over 'super-spreader' COVID outbreak at Austrian ski resort [Video]

Ischgl: Trial starts over 'super-spreader' COVID outbreak at Austrian ski resort

The case is the first of 15 lawsuits filed by plaintiffs from Austria and Germany, accusing the authorities of not responding quickly enough to COVID-19 outbreaks in Ischgl and other resorts in the..

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Macron, Merkel vow to cooperate closely until new German government is formed [Video]

Macron, Merkel vow to cooperate closely until new German government is formed

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Nikola back on the road with real trucks [Video]

Nikola back on the road with real trucks

Nikola was to be the Tesla of trucking. That balloon burst when its claimed hydrogen-driven semi was found to have been driven downhill for a video. But now Nikola has teamed up with Iveco's Ulm plant..

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Franco-German relations: Merkel to pay farewell visit to Macron in Paris [Video]

Franco-German relations: Merkel to pay farewell visit to Macron in Paris

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Germany floods: Two months later, Yazidi refugees take part in rebuilding effort [Video]

Germany floods: Two months later, Yazidi refugees take part in rebuilding effort

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Salzgitter switches from coal to hydrogen [Video]

Salzgitter switches from coal to hydrogen

The German steelmaker aims to cut its CO2 emissions by 95% by 2050, hoping that steel made from green hydrogen is the road to success. It would replace the company's annual consumption of 2.5 million..

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The World's Tallest Ulm Church, Ulmer Münster | Germany Cathedral | Oneindia News [Video]

The World's Tallest Ulm Church, Ulmer Münster | Germany Cathedral | Oneindia News

The world’s tallest church is in Germany, to be more precise, in Ulm. The impressive building is a popular tourist attraction that also offers some rather unusual activities. Why does the steeple..

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For Audi 'the future is clearly electric' [Video]

For Audi 'the future is clearly electric'

Germany's revamped IAA motor show has ended dominated by climate concerns and forcing carmakers to showcase greener options. DW discussed the new challenges with Audi Head of Marketing and Sales..

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German election: Laschet goes on the attack against frontrunner Scholz [Video]

German election: Laschet goes on the attack against frontrunner Scholz

Merkel's CDU-CSU bloc has been languishing in the polls, currently projected to secure around 21% of the vote— a historically low level.

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SPD's Scholz consolidates German election lead with TV debate win [Video]

SPD's Scholz consolidates German election lead with TV debate win

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Germany's ruling coalition trails in polls, two weeks before election [Video]

Germany's ruling coalition trails in polls, two weeks before election

If polls are correct, Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling centre-right bloc is heading for a historic defeat in the county's federal election on September 26

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Currywurst an Iconic German Snack | Know all about Germany's most popular snacks | Oneindia News [Video]

Currywurst an Iconic German Snack | Know all about Germany's most popular snacks | Oneindia News

Currywurst – that’s a sausage served with red sauce and spices. It’s one of Germany's most popular snacks. And it’s a Berlin staple. Take a closer look! Currywurst - a sausage with spicy sauce..

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Maskless and lockdown-free in Denmark [Video]

Maskless and lockdown-free in Denmark

Germany's neighbor to the north will lift all Coronavirus restrictions. Vaccination rates in the country are high, but there's uncertainty over whether the virus can circumvent mass inoculation.

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Instagram influencers must clearly label paid adverts, says German court [Video]

Instagram influencers must clearly label paid adverts, says German court

Social media influencers who receive money from companies to promote products must clearly label such posts as adverts, Germany's federal court has ruled.

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Afghanistan: Blinken tells Taliban any legitimacy 'will have to be earned' [Video]

Afghanistan: Blinken tells Taliban any legitimacy 'will have to be earned'

The chief US and German diplomats urged the Taliban to respect Afghans' basic rights -- but Heiko Maas said the new government's make-up "is not the signal for more international cooperation".

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