Currency: Euro - EUR
Internet code: .de
Status: Federal Parliamentary republic
more here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Germany
PostEurop member: yes
UPU member: yes
Sepac member: no
Norden member: no
Europa stamps: since 1956 ->
Official site: http://philatelie.deutschepost.de/philatelie/
"Germany is one of the 6 first countries who issued the first Europa stamps in 1956. They issued each year Europa stamps since that year!
In 1957 and 1958 stamps, for the occupied by the allies region "Saarland" have been issued with a denomination in French Francs.
East Germany never issued Europa stamps
Twice German artists designed the Europa stamps common them, in 1959 Walter Brudi and in 1966 Gregor and Josef Bender."