|Type||For Profit cooperative|
|Founded||August 18, 1949|
|Revenue||87,824,000 EUR (2010)|
Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH (DPA) (German Press Agency) is a news agency founded in 1949 in Germany. Based in Hamburg, it has grown to be a major worldwide operation serving print media, radio, television, online, mobile phones, and national news agencies. News is available in German, English, Spanish, and Arabic.
The DPA is the largest press agency in Germany. Along with the main office in Hamburg there is a central news office in Berlin. The DPA has offices in 80 Countries, 12 regional German bureaus along with 50 additional offices in Germany.
The objective of the DPA is the collections, processing and circulation of news, archive, and photo material from all subjects. The main statute of the DPA is "impartiality from influence and interference from the parties, world organizations, business and finance groups and governments"
German Language Service 
The "DPA Basic Service" is the most important service that the DPA produces. The services produces over 800 daily reports from the entire world, in the subjects of politics, business, culture, sport and other miscellaneous news stories. Along with the international offices the twelve regional offices produce reports dealing with German politics, business, culture and sport. The DPA Photo Service provides customers about 350 photos daily.
DPA customers are provided the service for a monthly fee (fee is dependent on the size of the organization), additional fees are required for organizations that do not provide content to DPA.
The DPA Basic Service is the most significant German News Service. With that the DPA has an important role in "Agenda Setting" for German media. For decades the DPA has been featured in almost every German newspaper and news service.
Foreign Language Services 
The "DPA World News Service" gives German news stories in English, Spanish, and Arabic. The English service is produced in Berlin, the Spanish services in Buenos Aires and Madrid, and the Arabic service from Cairo.
In 2008 it was announced that starting in Spring 2009 the DPA would be providing a dual-language service in Turkish and German. The service was started so that the German media can "provide information for Turkish speaking citizens living in Germany." The service was abandoned after only nine months.
Cooperation with Other News Agencies 
The DPA works with collection and circulation of news from many other news agencies, foreign agencies include the Austria Presse-Agentur, DPA is also in cooperation with the agency DPA-AFX Business News and the Swiss national press agency Schweizerische Depeschenagentur.