Germany has a terrestrial area of close to 358,000km² and a marine area close to 56,000km² split between the Atlantic and the Baltic and is bordered by 9 other countries. The northern part of the country consists of lowlands with the southern part of the country consisting of the Alps, in-between are forested upland regions. The highest point is Zugspitze at 2,962m. Germany has a population of 83 million people and a population density of 234.7 people per km².


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