The 2002 country profiles series provides information on the implementation of agenda 21 on a country-by- country and chapter-by-chapter basis (with the exception of chapters 1 and 23, which are preambles.
Country overview germany has the largest population of any eu country its territory stretches from the north sea and the baltic in the north to the alps in the south and is traversed by some of europe's major rivers such as the rhine, danube and elbe germany is a federal republic.
Germany: country profiles chronic diseases who chronic diseases and health promotion database environmental health estimates on the use of water sources and sanitation facilities (who/unicef joint monitoring programme.
The federal republic of germany is located in the heart of europe the nation-state now known as germany was first unified in 1871 as a modern federal state, the german empire in the first half of the 20th century two devastating world wars, of which germany was responsible for, left the country occupied by the victorious allied powers. 1939-45 - second world war sees defeat of germany and its partition into the pro-western federal republic and the soviet-controlled german democratic republic 1955 - west germany joins nato east germany joins the warsaw pact 1957 - west germany is a founding member of the european economic community.
The chamber of commerce building in frankfurt the city has been germany's financial center for centuries, and it is the home of a number of major banks and brokerage houses the frankfurt stock exchange is germany's largest and one of the most important in the world. Germany's central and southern regions have forested hills and mountains cut through by the danube, main, and rhine river valleys in the north, the landscape flattens out to a wide plain that stretches to the north sea.