Germany is a Federal Republic with 16 states (Länder), founded
in 1949. Located in the centre of Europe it is flanked by nine
neighbouring states since the unification of the two German
states in 1990. Germany covers an area of 357,000 square
kilometres. The longest distance from north to south as
the crow flies is 876 km, and from west to east, 640 km. With
83 million inhabitants Germany is one of the most densely-populated
countries in Europe. Capital is Berlin.
Welcome to the German country pages. From this central entry
point you have access to all German related information
in EUGRIS. We offer you a comprehensive listing of general
and more detailed information in the field of soil and water
in Germany. Here you will find links to the latest German
policies, guidance and research as well as links to organisations
active in the field of environmental data & protection.
You can click on the overview resources links below to
read the general information. Via the detailed information
link we offer you country specific information concerning
the main key topics of the content pages. Helpful national
web sites, most in German, are listed on the right side. German
key organisations can be found in the 'Who does what' directory.
If you know what you want you can use the country related search.
Policy and regulatory information
Other country information