National symbols of Germany

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National symbols of Germany are the symbols that are used in Germany to represent what is unique about the nation, reflecting different aspects of its cultural life and history.[1]


Symbol Image Notes
Flag Flag of Germany
Germanyn National Flag
Coat of arms Coat of arms of Germany
Emblem of Germany
National anthem Deutschlandlied
National tree Oak
German Oak (e.g. on German euro coins)
German Reunification symbol Brandenburg Gate
Brandenburg Gate in Berlin

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The German Unity Flag is a national symbol to German Reunification that was raised on 3 October 1990. It waves in front of the Bundestag in Berlin (seat of the German parliament).


  1. ^ "England's National Symbols". Retrieved 19 September 2012. National symbols are defined as the symbols or icons of a national community (such as England), used to represent that community in a way that unites its people. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "National Symbols of Germany: Flag of Germany, Deutschlandlied, Eagle, Brandenburg Gate, Coat of Arms of Germany". Retrieved 19 September 2012. 

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