Germany geographic map
Geographical map of Germany. Germany geographic map (Western Europe - Europe) to print. Germany geographic map (Western Europe - Europe) to download. Germany is a country in Central Europe, stretching from the Alps, across the North European Plain to the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. Germany has the second largest population in Europe (after the European part of Russia) and is seventh largest in area. The territory of Germany covers 357,021 km2 (137,847 sq mi), consisting of 349,223 km2 (134,836 sq mi) of land and 7,798 km2 (3,011 sq mi) of water as you can see in Germany geographic map. The current, post-1990 territory of the Federal Republic of Germany is 30.3% bigger than the Cold-War era West Germany and 23.8% and 33.9% smaller than the former territories of Weimar and Imperial Germany, respectively.
Germany central and southern regions have forested hills and mountains cut through by the Danube, Main, and Rhine river valleys as its shown in Germany geographic map. In the north, the landscape flattens out to a wide plain that stretches to the North Sea. Between these extremes, Germany is a country of incredible variety. Germany location at the heart of Europe has shaped its history both for good and bad. It borders nine neighbors, more than any other European country. Germany largest wooded area, and its most famous, is in the southwest near the Swiss border. This is the Black Forest, a mountainous region full of pines and fir trees. This forest contains the source of the Danube, one of Europe longest rivers.
Germany as a whole can be divided into three major geographic regions as its mentioned in Germany geographic map are as follow: the low-lying N German plain, the central German uplands, and, in the south, the ranges of the Central Alps and other uplands. The climate is temperate although there is considerable variation.Almost two thirds of the country extensive forests are coniferous; among the broadleafs, beech predominates.