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Berlin is by far the largest city in Germany, with three and a half million people. By comparison, the next-largest city is Hamburg, with 1.8 million inhabitants.

91% of Germans are ethnic Germans. 2.5% are Turkish (harkening back to the guest worker movement of the 1970s).

35% Protestant, 34% Roman Catholic, 28% unaffiliated. 4% are Muslim.

Danube (Black Forest to Black Sea) is the second-longest river in Europe (second to the Volga). 1770 miles.

- Source: Germany. In: Countries, Peoples, and Cultures. Salem History.



Berlin, Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church,. Photo. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016. Accessed 6 Nov 2017.


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