Which countries are part of the map of the EU?
Capital: Berlin – Official EU language(s): German
EU member country: since 1 January 1958
Currency: euro. Euro area member since 1 January 1999
Schengen: Schengen area member since 26 March 1995
Figures: Geographical size
Population – the population map shows that the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita in PPS Political system Germany is a federal parliamentary republic with a head of government – The Chancellor – and a Head of State – the President – whose primary responsibilities are representative. The country comprises 16 states which each have their own constitution and are largely autonomous regarding their internal organization. 3 of these are city-states: Bremen, Berlin and Hamburg.
Location on the EU map: Trade and economy – The most important sectors of Germany’s economy in 2018 were industry (25.8%), public administration, defense, education, human health and social work activities (18.2%) and retail and wholesale trade, accommodation, food and transport service activities (16.3%). Intra-EU trade accounts for 59% of Germany’s exports (France 8% and the Netherlands 7%), while outside the EU 9% go to the United States and 7% to China. In terms of imports, 66% come from EU Member States (the Netherlands 14%, France 6% and Belgium 6%), while outside the EU 7% come from China and 4% from the United States.
Germany in the EU map of countries: European Parliament – There are 96 members of the European Parliament from Germany. Find out who these MEPs are. European Parliament office in Germany DE Council of the EU In the Council of the EU, national ministers meet regularly to adopt EU laws and coordinate policies. Council meetings are regularly attended by representatives from the German government, depending on the policy area being addressed.
The map of Germany shows that Presidency of the Council of the EU The Council of the EU doesn’t have a permanent, single-person president (like e.g. the Commission or Parliament). Instead, its work is led by the country holding the Council presidency, which rotates every 6 months. During these 6 months, ministers from that country’s government chair and help determine the agenda of Council meetings in each policy area, and facilitate dialogue with the other EU institutions.
EU countries map and their dates of German presidencies: Jul-Dec 1958|Jul-Dec 1961|Jul-Dec 1964|Jul-Dec 1967|Jul-Dec 1970|Jan-Jun 1974|Jul-Dec 1978|Jan-Jun 1983|Jan-Jun 1988|Jul-Dec 1994|Jan-Jun 2007|July-Dec 2020 Presidency of the Council of the EU The following link is a redirection to an external website Current presidency of the Council of the EU European Commission The President of the European Commission is Ursula von der Leyen, from Germany. The Commission is represented in each EU country by a local office, called a “representation”.
European Commission representation in Germany: Search for available translations of the preceding link DE. European Economic & Social Committee. Germany has 24 representatives on the European Economic and Social Committee. This advisory body representing employers, workers and other interest groups is consulted on proposed laws, to get a better idea of the possible changes to work and social situations in member countries.
European Committee of the Regions – Germany has 23 representatives on the European Committee of the Regions, the EU’s assembly of local and regional representatives. This advisory body is consulted on proposed laws, to ensure these laws take account of the perspective from each region of the EU. Permanent representation to the EU. Germany also communicates with the EU institutions through its permanent representation in Brussels. As Germany’s “embassy to the EU”, its main task is to ensure that the country’s policies and interests are pursued as effectively as possible in the EU.
Budgets and Funding of Germany – How much does Germany receive and pay? How much each EU country pays into the EU budget is calculated fairly, according to means. The larger your country’s economy, the more it pays– and vice versa. The EU budget doesn’t aim to redistribute wealth, but rather focuses on the needs of Europeans as a whole. 2018 figures for Germany.
Total EU spend in Germany: EUR 12.054 billion. (equivalent to 0.35 % of the German economy). Total contribution to EU budget EUR 25.267 billion. (equivalent to 0.73 % of the German economy). More figures on the EU revenue, budget and spending: EU budget in Germany. EU budget map. EU spending & revenue map. EU funded projects in Germany. The money paid into the EU budget by Germany helps fund and projects in all EU countries like building roads, subsidizing researchers and protecting the environment.
Germany is a federal parliamentary republic with a head of government – the chancellor – and a head of state – the president – whose primary responsibilities are representative. The country comprises 16 states which each have their own constitution and are largely autonomous regarding their internal organization. 3 of these are city-states: Bremen, Berlin and Hamburg. July-Dec 2020