Germany

Germany [jʉr′mə nē]
pl. Germanys or Germanies: used to refer to the divided countries (1945-90) [L Germania]
country in NC Europe, on the North & Baltic seas; since reunification in 1990, comprising 16 states: formerly divided (1945) into four zones of occupation, administered respectively by France, Britain, the U.S., & the U.S.S.R., and partitioned (1949-90) into the Federal Republic of Germany or West Germany, made up of the three western zones (British, French, & U.S.), also called West Germany; and the German Democratic Republic or East Germany, comprising the eastern (U.S.S.R.) zone, also called East Germany: 137,822 sq mi (356,959 sq km); pop. 80,975,000; cap. Berlin: official name Federal Republic of Germany

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