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(A) Originally with hyphen divider (now discontinued). Code "FRW" is now obsolete.
HistoricalGermany Until 1948
Saarland (1920 - 1945)
East Germany (1953 - 1998)
West Germany (1956 - 1994)
Foreign OccupationAmerican Zone (1945 - 1956)
British Zone (1945 - 1956)
French Zone (1945 - 1956)
Soviet Zone (1945 - 1953)
Military ForcesMilitary Forces in Germany
German Forces in France
German Forces in the Netherlands
Location Western Europe Capital Berlin Main Religion Christianity (catholicism and protestantism) National Language German. Sorbian and Danish are languages with minority rights. History In 1949, the country was split into the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) and the German Democratic Republic (East Germany).
West Germany is a founding member of the European Union. East Germany joined West Germany 1990 and became part of the European Union.
International Oval D ISO Code DE
(1) Picture by Sebastian Zippel
(2) Picture by Dirk Elbers
(3) Picture by Dennis Cerantola
(4) Picture by Ulrich Xavier