Does Germany have states?
As a federal system, the German Federal Republic consists of 16 federal states whose state governments partly take on their own state duties.
Is Germany a country?
Germany is a country located in the heart of Western Europe. It is bordered by Denmark, Poland, Czechia, Austria, Switzerland, France, Luxembourg, Belgium, Netherlands, the North Sea, and the Baltic Sea. … Germany is a member of the European Union (EU).
How is Germany divided?
In 1949, Germany formally split into two independent nations: the Federal Republic of Germany (FDR or West Germany), allied to the Western democracies, and the German Democratic Republic (GDR or East Germany), allied to the Soviet Union.