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Germany, Federal Republic of     [102]
(Independent )
LAND AREA: 356794 sq. km
NUMBER OF ISLANDS BY SIZE (sq. km):
>17,000 >10,000 >1,000 >100 >10 >1 <1 Unknown TOTAL
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DEMOGRAPHY
  POPULATION: 81912000 (1996)
  DENSITY: 230 persons/sq. km    GROWTH RATE: 0%/year
  POP AGR/FISH/MINING: 6%
  URBAN POP: 86% (1994), versus 76% (1960), Annual Growth: 0.4%
  LIFE EXPECTANCY: 76.3 years,  ADULT LITERACY: 99.0%
  HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX: 0.924
ECONOMY
  GNP: US$2076.0 billion, Annual GNP Growth Rate 1980-1993: 2.8%,  Annual Growth Rate GNP/Capita: 2.1%
  GDP/Capita: $15853  GDP/Capita PPP: $19675
  GDP/Capita: 1960 $6869, 1970 $9913, 1980 $12865, 1990 $15853
ENVIRONMENT (see also individual islands)
  TOTAL FOREST AREA: 10740,000 ha, 30.7% of land area, 0.1 ha/capita
  ARABLE LAND: 32.7% of land area
SPECIES OF CONSERVATION INTEREST:

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
  INTERNAL RENEWABLE WATER RESOURCES: 2.1,000 cu.m/cap/year
INSTITUTIONS
GOVERNMENT ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:

ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION:

ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS:

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Last updated 11/02/98


Islands of Germany, Federal Republic of
Amrum (Germany)
Fehmarn (Germany)
Fohr (Germany)
Rugen (Germany)
Sylt (Germany)


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