By: Ellie Wiechert

Joined the EU

Germany is a founder of the EU. It joined in 1958.


After World War ll Germany was divided. It was previously part of the Germanic Empire.


Germany's flag is traced back to the Medieval banner of the Holy Roman Emperor which had a black eagle with red claws and a beach on a gold field.

Interesting Facts

- Germany is the fifth largest country in Europe.

- Germany is one of the largest car producers in the world.

- Germany was the first country to adopt Daylight savings time in the world.

Citations world fact book