Flag of Germany (GIF)

The flag of Germany (German: Flagge Deutschlands), often referred to as the "Bundesflagge" or "Schwarz-Rot-Gold," consists of three horizontal stripes of equal width—black at the top, red in the middle, and gold (or yellow) at the bottom. This tricolor design, which represents German unity and freedom, has its roots in Germany's history, with the colors often associated with various historical regions and movements. Black symbolizes determination and the dark days of the past; red represents bravery and the struggle for freedom and democracy; and gold/yellow signifies unity, generosity, and a bright future. This flag is a powerful symbol of modern Germany, reflecting the nation's democratic values, historical context, and aspiration for unity and prosperity.

Adopted:July 3, 1919 (original 2:3 ratio),
May 23, 1949 (current)
Flag image:Animated GIF (25 frames looped)
Flag emoji code:🇩🇪

The coat of arms of Germany, known as the "Bundeswappen," features a striking design. It consists of a black eagle with a red beak and claws, set against a golden shield background. The eagle is a longstanding symbol in German history, representing the country's strength, power, and sovereignty. The black color of the eagle is associated with the Holy Roman Empire, while the red beak and claws are believed to symbolize the determination to defend freedom and justice. The golden shield background stands for wealth and prosperity. This emblem serves as a powerful representation of Germany's historical legacy and its modern identity as a strong and democratic nation.

The Germany flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the globe.
Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a sovereign state in Central-Western Europe. Its capital is Berlin, and its population is about 83.13 million (2021). According to its land and sea borders, it borders with Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

Capital and largest city:Berlin
Other major cities:Hamburg,
Official language:German
Region:Western Europe
Ethnic groups:80.0% German,
3.7% Turk,
1.9% Pole,
1.5% Russian,
1.0% Italian,
11.9% Other
Religions:58.7% Christians,
35.4% Not religious,
4.9% Islam,
1% Other religions
Nationality name:German
Area:357,386 km² (137,988 sq mi)
Population:83.13 million (2021)
Country codes:DE, DEU (ISO 3166)
Internet Top-Level Domain:.de
Calling code:+49

Keywords: Flag and coat of arms of Germany (German: Flagge und Wappen Deutschlands), GIF

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Germany
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_Germany

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