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Here you find facts and figures about Germany, find latest news and get a general overview of Germany has got to offer.

Facts about Germany

“Facts about Germany” – in 19 languages

“Facts about Germany” has everything you need to know about Germany today. How the political system works. The guidelines that define foreign policy. The special characteristics of the economy. What is new in art and culture. The new website features articles, background information, images, charts, films and lots of other modules. Focussing on these and many other topics, besides – in no less than 19 languages. On top of which, all the “Facts” (incl. the new book for young adults in 9 languages) can be downloaded as an e-paper.

Experience Germany Refreshed, mobile and highly interactive – deutschland.de has a new face to it

Discover topics, find information, view videos , take part in the Germany Quiz and in online voting, interact with others: If you want to understand what makes Germany tick and what Germany is busy talking about, then visit deutschland.de and its social-media channels .

The Deutschland portal has a new face: young, refreshed, mobile and highly interactive.

Berchtesgaden mit Kehlsteinhaus, Salzbergwerk und Nationalpark

Germany – always worth a visit!

Planning a trip to Germany and looking to inform yourself before you go? The German National Tourist Board uses its website to provide extensive and well‑presented information about towns and cities, culture, events, leisure activities and business trips. Discover Destination Germany through the multimedia prism of www.germany.travel.


Germany’s guidelines for Africa

Which strategy is Germany pursuing with regard to this rapidly changing continent? The Federal Government Policy Guidelines for Africa, developed by the Federal Foreign Office, set out approaches to taking opportunities, tackling risks and overcoming crises.

Latest News

Dec 8, 2017 9:05 AM

German experts to bolster Zimbabwe's small and medium enteprises

Germany’s Senior Experten Service (SES) has partnered with ZimTrade to boost the country's small and medium enterprise space. The partnership is in an effort to increase an enterprise's ability to create solid business partnerships and to promote local investment.

Dec 7, 2017 1:41 PM

German government commits 700,000 Euro to refugee response in Zambia and Angola

The German government has committed 700,000 Euro to UNHCR for 2018, and the money has been earmarked for the refugee emergency response in Angola and Zambia.

Dec 6, 2017 10:35 AM

Tapping into Tanzania’s solar power potential

The unpredictable nature of Tanzania’s energy supply makes it difficult for entrepreneurs to do business there. Solar power could be answer to solving this problem.

Dec 5, 2017 9:47 AM

Promoting education, jobs and legal mobility

This year's EU AU Summit motto was "Investing in youth for a sustainable future". With majority of Africa's population comprising of young people, creating sustainable opportunities for them was at the top of the agenda.

Dec 4, 2017 2:00 PM

Zimbabwe's chicken farmers run thriving egg business with HELP from Germany

The Egg to Go project in Zimbabwe is helping chicken farmers who suffered losses from the outbreak of bird flu slowly rebuild their businesses.

Dec 4, 2017 10:56 AM

Sub-Saharan Africa: More jobs, higher incomes

An international initiative is committed to ensuring that the economic upturn benefits locals and businesses in various parts of sub-Saharan Africa.

Nov 30, 2017 2:40 PM

Germany’s Chancellor at AU EU Summit: More help to stem migration

Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel attended the African Union-European Union Summit in Abidjan, and called for a bigger focus on migration in order to control human trafficking, illegal migration and to prevent people from risking their lives during migration.

Nov 30, 2017 1:54 PM

Goethe-Institut supports artists in South Africa

The Goethe-Institut Johannesburg is currently running a multi-disciplinary project that seeks to empower and develop the talent of local artists.

Time and weather in Germany

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Customs regulations

Facts, not false promises


#rumoursaboutgermany – a new Federal Foreign Office website aims to get the facts out to migrants, making them less susceptible to misinformation spread by people smugglers.