Germany - Research Article from Encyclopedia of Religious Practices

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Germany

POPULATION 83,251,851
ROMAN CATHOLIC 34.8 percent
EVANGELICAL CHURCH IN GERMANY (EKD) 34.4 percent
EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCHES 1.8 percent
OTHER CHRISTIAN 1.8 percent
OTHER RELIGIONS 3.2 percent
NO RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION 24.0 percent

Germany

Country Overview

Introduction

The Federal Republic of Germany is located in Central Europe between the Rhine River in the southwest, the Oder and Neisse Rivers in the east, the North and Baltic Seas in the north, and the Alpine foothills in the south. Lowland is predominant in the north, and in the middle and south are wood-covered low mountain ranges, such as the Harz and Black Forest. Germany borders on France and the Benelux countries (Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg) in the west, on Denmark in the north, on Poland, the Czech Republic, and Austria in the east, and again on Austria and also Switzerland in the south. The German-speaking area transcends the German borders. Most parts of the country are economically highly developed...

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