Federal Republic of Germany

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


HISTORY. The Federal Republic of Germany became a sovereign independent country on 5 May 1955 and is a member of EEC, the Council of Europe, Western European Union, Nato, the European Coal and Steel Community, Euratom, the European Monetary Agreement and the Agencies of the UN.


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