General Information about Germany for Travelers
Population – Just under 82,000,000 (in 2010)
Capital – Berlin
Currency – euro
Language – German
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Electricity & Plugs in Germany – Voltage: 230V-50Hz – Plug Types: c, f
Time Zone – UTC +1
Immunizations – There are no immunizations required to visit Germany.
Visas – Germany is a member of the Schengen Area agreement, and citizens of most countries (including the United States) don’t need a visa to enter Schengen countries for visits up to 90 days.
Emergency Numbers – The number 112 is an emergency number for police, medical, and fire. 110 is also an emergency number for the police.