Germany (officially the Federal Republic of Germany) is a European country. Germany may also refer to:

Other political entities

* Historical entities: **
Kingdom of Germany The Kingdom of Germany or German Kingdom ( la, regnum Teutonicorum "kingdom of the Germans", "German kingdom", "kingdom of Germany") was the mostly Germanic-speaking East Frankish kingdom, which was formed by the Treaty of Verdun in 843, espe ...
(medieval) **
Holy Roman Empire The Holy Roman Empire was a political entity in Western, Central, and Southern Europe that developed during the Early Middle Ages and continued until its dissolution in 1806 during the Napoleonic Wars. From the accession of Otto I in 962 unt ...
(800/962–1806) **
Confederation of the Rhine The Confederated States of the Rhine, simply known as the Confederation of the Rhine, also known as Napoleonic Germany, was a confederation of German client states established at the behest of Napoleon some months after he defeated Austria a ...
, Napoleonic alliance (1806–1813) **
German Confederation The German Confederation (german: Deutscher Bund, ) was an association of 39 predominantly German-speaking sovereign states in Central Europe. It was created by the Congress of Vienna in 1815 as a replacement of the former Holy Roman Empire, ...
, Confederation of German-speaking states (1815–1848), (1850–1866) ** German Empire (1848–1849) **
North German Confederation The North German Confederation (german: Norddeutscher Bund) was initially a German military alliance established in August 1866 under the leadership of the Kingdom of Prussia, which was transformed in the subsequent year into a confederated s ...
(1867–1870) ** German Empire (1871–1918) **
Weimar Republic The Weimar Republic (german: link=no, Weimarer Republik ), officially named the German Reich, was the government of Germany from 1918 to 1933, during which it was a constitutional federal republic for the first time in history; hence it is ...
(1918–1933) **
Nazi Germany Nazi Germany (lit. "National Socialist State"), ' (lit. "Nazi State") for short; also ' (lit. "National Socialist Germany") (officially known as the German Reich from 1933 until 1943, and the Greater German Reich from 1943 to 1945) was ...
(1933–1945) ** West–East division (1945–1990): *** West Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ***
East Germany East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR; german: Deutsche Demokratische Republik, , DDR, ), was a country that existed from its creation on 7 October 1949 until its dissolution on 3 October 1990. In these years the state ...
, officially the German Democratic Republic * Germany (European Parliament constituency), the constituency for the election of the European Parliament


* Germany Schaefer (1876–1919), Major League Baseball player * Germany Schulz (1883–1951), All-American football player for the University of Michigan * Germany Smith (1863–1927), Major League Baseball player * Jim Germany (born 1953), Canadian Football League player * Reggie Germany (born 1978), National Football League player * Willie Germany (born 1948), National Football League player * nickname of Maurice E. Curts (1898–1976), United States Navy four-star admiral and commander-in-chief of the United States Pacific Fleet

Places in the United States

* Germany, Indiana, a community in the United States * Germany, Texas, a community in the United States * Germany Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, a township in the United States * Germany Valley, West Virginia * Germany Valley (Georgia)

Other uses

* Germany (horse) (1991–2013), a thoroughbred racehorse

See also

* Names of Germany *
German (disambiguation) German(s) may refer to: * Germany (of or related to) **Germania (historical use) * Germans, citizens of Germany, people of German ancestry, or native speakers of the German language ** For citizens of Germany, see also German nationality law **Ger ...
Germania (disambiguation) Germania was the Roman term for the historical region in north-central Europe initially inhabited mainly by Germanic tribes. Germania may also refer to: Arts and culture * Germania (band), a project of the Slovenian group Laibach * ''Germani ...
* Deutschland (disambiguation) – where ''Deutschland'' is the German word for "Germany" {{Disambiguation, geo, given name, surname