Germany (ˈdʒɜrməni; German: Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe. The country consists of 16 states, and its capital and largest city is Berlin.

More information on the Wikpedia page [1]; on the current states of Germany [2], and a list of previous partitions at [3]

A list of libraries in Germany can be found here [4] (English) and German [5]

See also entries under Category:Germany