Germany: Energy Resources

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Country Profile
Population 81,459,000
GDP Unavailable
Energy Consumption 14.36 Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code DE
3-letter ISO code DEU
Numeric ISO code 276
UN Region[1] Western Europe
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CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]

Germany (/ˈdʒɜːrməni/; German: Deutschland [ˈdɔʏtʃlant]), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, About this sound listen ), is a federal parliamentary republic in West-Central Europe. It includes 16 constituent states and covers an area of 357,021 square kilometres (137,847 sq mi) with a largely temperate seasonal climate. Its capital and largest city is Berlin. With about 81.5 million inhabitants, Germany is the most populous member state in the European Union. After the United States, it is the second most popular migration destination in the world.

Energy Resources

Resource Value Units Rank Period Source
Wind Potential 15,376 Area(km²) Class 3-7 Wind at 50m 27 1990 NREL
Solar Potential 618,698,987 MWh/year 77 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves 44,862.97 Million Short Tons 6 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves 175,600,000,000 Cubic Meters (cu m) 47 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves 276,000,000 Barrels (bbl) 54 2010 CIA World Factbook

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  1. UN Statistics Division
  2. CIA World Factbook, Appendix D
  3. Reegle Clean Energy Datasets

Germany is a country in Europe.
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