Map of Germany

Germany, known officially as the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a country with a rich history and a diverse range of cultural, historical, and technological contributions. Germany is located in Central Europe and is bordered by nine countries: Denmark, Poland, the Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands. It’s the most populous member state of the European Union, with a population of over 80 million people.

Free Map of Germany

It’s a global leader in various industrial and technological sectors, renowned for its engineering, automotive, and manufacturing expertise. Numerous significant inventions come from Germany, including the automobile (invented by Karl Benz), the printing press (developed by Johannes Gutenberg), and aspirin (created by Felix Hoffmann at Bayer). Germany is also known for its contributions to science, with notable German scientists like Albert Einstein, Max Planck, and Werner Heisenberg.

Below you will find a free version of the Germany map, with federal states and their respective capitals. You can design the blank version freely for school lessons. Clicking on a map opens the respective template in large format:

Map of Germany
Political Map of Germany

Map of Germany with original German names

Germany has a long and complex history, including the Holy Roman Empire, the German Empire, the Weimar Republic, Nazi Germany, and its division during the Cold War into East and West Germany. The country was reunified in 1990 after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989.  The country is famous for its beer culture and the annual Oktoberfest, one of the world’s largest festivals, held in Munich. The tradition of Christmas markets originated in Germany, with the Dresden Striezelmarkt being one of the oldest, dating back to 1434.  Germany also has numerous attractions, ranging from historical sites like the Brandenburg Gate and Cologne Cathedral to natural wonders like the Black Forest and the Bavarian Alps.


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