East Germany

German Democratic Republic
Deutsche Demokratische Republik
Satellite state o the Soviet Union
Member o the Warsaw Pact

 

1949–1990
Emblem
Motto
Proletarier aller Länder, vereinigt Euch!
Scots: Wirkers o the warld, unite!
Anthem
Auferstanden aus Ruinen
"Risen frae Ruins"
The German Democratic Republic in 1990.
CaipitalEast Berlin
LeidsGerman (offeecial)
Sorbian (unoffeecial)
GovernmentMarxist–Leninist single-pairty socialist state
General Secretar
 - 1949–1950Wilhelm Pieck
 - 1949–1950Otto Grotewohl
 - 1950–1971Walter Ulbricht
 - 1971–1989Erich Honecker
 - 1989Egon Krenz
Heid o State
 - 1949–1960Wilhelm Pieck (first)
 - 1990Sabine Berg.-Pohl (last)
Heid o Govrenment
 - 1949–1964Otto Grotewohl (first)
 - 1990Lothar de Maizière (last)
LegislaturVolkskammer
 - State ChamberLänderkammera
Historical eraCauld War
 - Constitution adoptit7 October 1949
 - Uprisin o 195316 Juin 1953
 - Berlin Crisis4 Juin 1961
 - Peaceful Revolution13 October 1989
 - Final Settlement12 September 1990
 - Reunification3 October 1990
Aurie
 - 1990108,333 km² (41,828 sq mi)
Population
 - 1950 est.18,388,000b 
 - 1970 est.17,068,000 
 - 1990 est.16,111,000 
     Density148.7 /km²  (385.2 /sq mi)
Siller1949–1964: Deutsche Mark
1964–1967: Mark der Deutschen Notenbank,
(1967–1990)
Mark der DDR
(Three different names for the same currency)
Deutsche Mark
(frae 1 Julie 1990)
Internet TLD.ddc
Cawin code+37
The day pairt o Germany
The initial banner o East Germany adoptit in 1948 wis identical tae that o West Germany. In 1959, the East German govrenment issued a new version o the banner bearin the naitional emblem, servin tae distinguish East frae West.
^a Dissolved bi the Volkskammer on 8 December 1958.
^b Population statistics accordin tae Statistisches Bundesamt.[1]
^c Althou .dd wis reserved as correspondin ISO code for East Germany, it wis nae entered tae the ruit afore the kintra wis reunited wi the wast.[2]

East Germany (German: Ostdeutschland), formally the German Democratic Republic or GDR (German: Deutsche Demokratische Republik, ([ˈdɔʏtʃə demoˈkʀaːtɪʃə ʀepuˈbliːk]) or DDR), wis a state within the Eastren Bloc during the Cauld War period. Frae 1949 tae 1990, it admeenistered the region o Germany which wis occupied bi Soviet forces at the end o the Seicont Warld War—the Soviet Occupation Zone o the Potsdam Agreement, boondit on the east bi the Oder–Neisse line. The Soviet zone surroondit Wast Berlin, but did nae include it; as a result, Wast Berlin remained ootside the jurisdiction o the GDR.

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References

  1. Bevölkerungsstand
  2. Top-Level-Domain .DD Information site about .dd in German language
Other Languages
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Нямецкая Дэмакратычная Рэспубліка
Chavacano de Zamboanga: República Democrática Alemana
Cebuano: East Alemanya
dansk: DDR
English: East Germany
føroyskt: Eysturtýskland
Nordfriisk: DDR
贛語: 東德
Bahasa Indonesia: Jerman Timur
Basa Jawa: Jerman Wétan
한국어: 동독
монгол: Зүүн Герман
Bahasa Melayu: Jerman Timur
مازِرونی: شرقی آلمان
پنجابی: چڑھدا جرمنی
português: Alemanha Oriental
саха тыла: ГДР
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Istočna Njemačka
Simple English: East Germany
српски / srpski: Источна Немачка
svenska: Östtyskland
Türkçe: Doğu Almanya
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Germaniya Demokratik Respublikasi
吴语: 东德
中文: 東德
文言: 東德
Bân-lâm-gú: Tang-tek
粵語: 東德