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Deutschland

  

      n      the German name for       Germany  
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Germany  
      n   a country in central Europe: in the Middle Ages the centre of the Holy Roman Empire; dissolved into numerous principalities; united under the leadership of Prussia in 1871 after the Franco-Prussian War; became a republic with reduced size in 1919 after being defeated in World War I; under the dictatorship of Hitler from 1933 to 1945; defeated in World War II and divided by the Allied Powers into four zones, which became established as East and West Germany in the late 1940s; reunified in 1990: a member of the European Union. It is flat and low-lying in the north with plateaus and uplands (including the Black Forest and the Bavarian Alps) in the centre and south. Official language: German. Religion: Christianity, Protestant majority. Currency: euro and Deutschmark. Capital: Berlin, with Bonn as the current seat of government. Pop.: 82148000 (1998 est.). Area: 357041 sq. km (137825 sq. miles),   (German name)    Deutschland            (Official name)    Federal Republic of Germany      See also       East Germany       West Germany  
  
Related adj  
    Teutonic  


Deutschland         
      n      the German name for       Germany  

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