Germany Fact Sheet

Germany Country Profile

This fact sheet is for Canadian nationals only. Please note if you are not a Canadian passport holder you will need to check with your relevant Country Embassy.

Travel AdviceTravel advice and advisories for Germany
EmbassyEmbassies and consulates | Germany (
Entry RequirementsGermany Entry Requirements
Visa InformationVisa information - Federal Foreign Office (
Currency ConversionLive Exchange Rate: Canadian Dollar to Euro
Cultural InsightsHofstede Country Comparison -- Germany
InsuranceHealth insurance | Study in Germany (
Health InformationHealth | Study in Germany (
Solo Female TravelGermany Solo Female Travel Safety Tips and Advice (
Gay Travel Indexgaytravelindex.pdf (

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Country Facts:

Capital cityBerlin
Phone Code+49
Time ZoneUTC+1
Drives onRight
Plug TypesType C, Type F
Drinking WaterSafe to drink
Dominant ReligionProtestant 34%, Roman Catholic 34%, Muslim 4%, unaffiliated or none 28%
Significant Dates

January 6 - Epiphany

October 3rd – Reunification Day