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Germany. Satellite image of the European country of Germany. The surrounding area has been shaded out. North is at top. Water is blue, vegetation is green, urban areas are grey, dry areas are brown, and shallow coastal waters are light blue. The area here is about 1100 by 750 kilometres. Coastlines include the North Sea (upper left) and the Baltic Sea (upper right). The River Rhine is at lower left. The terrain of Germany varies from forests and hills in the south, to plains and lakes in the far north. Major urban areas include the grouping of Essen, Dusseldorf and Koln at centre left. Berlin, the capital, is at upper right. For an unshaded version, see E075/084.
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