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Tuesday, 23. July 2019 at 07:28 AM

Germany Travel Advisory

Warning Level Icon Travelling Germany is (relatively) safe

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Local Situation: 1.5 / 5

Travelling Germany is (relatively) safe. We detected travel advisories from 4 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 1.5 / 5

Germany shares a land border with 9 neighbouring states. For this region of countries (including Germany), the Advisory Index is 1.5 (average value over all countries). All countries have some reported advisories: France (2.6), Belgium (2.2), Netherlands (1.8), Austria (1.7), Denmark (1.5), Switzerland (1), Czech Republic (1), Luxembourg with 1 and Poland with 1 (of 5).

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Germany from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 1.5 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 0 - Travel is usually safe.
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This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/germany

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.
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This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.
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Normal precautions

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/germany/

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.
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Exercise increased caution in Germany due to terrorism. Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Germany. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets/shopping malls, local government facilities, hotels, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, parks, major sporting and cultural events, ...

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/germany-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.
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Exercise increased caution in Germany due to the ongoing threat of terrorism. 

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/germany

About Germany

Germany with its capital Berlin is a country in Europe (Western Europe), slightly smaller than Montana (357,021 km²). The country is located Central Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, between the Netherlands and Poland, south of Denmark. The climate can be described as temperate and marine; cool, cloudy, wet winters and summers; occasional warm mountain (foehn) wind. The landscape is lowlands in north, uplands in center, Bavarian Alps in south. With a population of about 82.37 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Berlin
Population about 82.37 million
Size 357.021 km²
Size comparable to slightly smaller than Montana
Common languages de
Currency Euro (short: EUR)
Common voltage (electricity) 230V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900/1800/3G
International phone prefix +49
Internet Top Level Domain .de
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 DE
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 DEU
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 276

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Germany is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • acid rain
  • and Habitat directive
  • emissions from coal-burning utilities and industries contribute to air pollution
  • Fauna
  • government established a mechanism for ending the use of nuclear power by 2022
  • government working to meet EU commitment to identify nature preservation areas in line with the EU's Flora
  • hazardous waste disposal
  • is damaging forests
  • pollution in the Baltic Sea from raw sewage and industrial effluents from rivers in eastern Germany
  • resulting from sulfur dioxide emissions

Natural hazzards

  • flooding

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products Germany. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. automobiles
  2. beverages
  3. cement
  4. chemicals
  5. coal
  6. electronics
  7. food
  8. machine tools
  9. machinery
  10. most technologically advanced producers of iron

Agriculture products

  1. barley
  2. cabbages
  3. cattle
  4. fruit
  5. milk products
  6. pigs
  7. potatoes
  8. poultry
  9. sugar beets
  10. wheat

German Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports of Germany.

Export products

  1. chemicals
  2. computer
  3. electrical equipment
  4. electronic products
  5. foodstuffs
  6. machinery
  7. metals
  8. motor vehicles
  9. pharmaceuticals
  10. plastic products

Import products

  1. agricultural products
  2. chemicals
  3. data processing equipment
  4. electric equipment
  5. foodstuffs
  6. gas
  7. machinery
  8. metals
  9. oil
  10. pharmaceuticals

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Germany?

Germany is currently rated at 1,5 out of a possible 5.0. Travelling Germany is (relatively) safe.

So ... is it safe to travel Germany?

You are good to go, enjoy your trip to Germany.

How many advisories do you know for Germany?

We currently evaluate nine official sources each morning. Today, we know of 4 active advisories for Germany.