Germany (GPS: 51 00 N, 9 00 E) located in Central Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, between the Netherlands and Poland, south of Denmark. The country’s area measurements are total: 357,022 sq km; land: 348,672 sq km, water: 8,350 sq km. This sovereign state is three times the size of Pennsylvania, slightly smaller than Montana. The total irrigated land is 6,500 sq km (2012).
One of Germany’s important features: Strategic location on the North European Plain and along the entrance to the Baltic Sea. Most major rivers in Germany – the Rhine, Weser, Oder, Elbe – flow northward. The Danube, which originates in the Black Forest, flows eastward.