The Federal Republic of Germany covers an area of 357,000 square kilometers and borders nine European countries. The German population totals 80.8 million people. The capital Berlin is Germany’s largest city with a population of 3.5 million. Other cities with more than one million residents are Hamburg and Munich.
Germany has been a democratic parliamentary federation since 1949. After the reunification in 1990, it now consists of 16 federal states (Länder), each with its own government, constitution, and parliament.
The Federal President, Joachim Gauck, is the Head of State, and the government is led by Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel. Germany has one of the world’s strongest economies, is the second largest exporter globally, and is considered a leader in many cultural, theoretical, and technical fields.
A huge number of small and big Danish companies are established in Germany.
A list of practical information for those participating in the business delegation can be found below.