Watch as Team GB's women's hockey team lose 2-1 to Germany in their first match at the Tokyo Olympics.
Country in Central Europe
Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a country in Central Europe. It is the second-most populous country in Europe after Russia, and the most populous member state of the European Union. Germany is situated between the Baltic and North seas to the north, and the Alps to the south; covering an area of 357,022 square kilometres (137,847 sq mi), with a population of over 83 million within its 16 constituent states. It borders Denmark to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria and Switzerland to the south, and France, Luxembourg, Belgium, and the Netherlands to the west. The nation's capital and largest city is Berlin, and its financial centre is Frankfurt; the largest urban area is the Ruhr.
Germany media coverage
The death toll from Germany's floods stands at 177, with dozens still missing. In neighbouring Belgium, at least 31 were killed.
Lake Constance is not only the largest lake in Germany, it is also the largest ship graveyard in Europe.