Federal Republic of Germany

  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The Federal Republic of Germany became a sovereign independent country on 5 May 1955.

Bundesrepublik Deutschland


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Further Reading

  1. Statistical Information: The central statistical agency is the Statistisches Bundesamt, 62 Wiesbaden 1, Gustav Stresemann Ring 11. President: Egon Hölder. Its publications include:Google Scholar
  2. Statistisches Jahrbuch für die Bundesrepublik Deutschland: Wirtschaft und Statistik (monthly, from 1949); Das Arbeitsgebiet der Bundesstatistik (latest issue 1988; Abridged English version: Survey of German Federal Statistics).Google Scholar
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  38. Wild, T., (ed) Urban and Rural Change in West Germany. London, 1983Google Scholar
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