Marienberg, Germany; Salt, Spain; Transport. Lingen (Ems) Notable people. Eberhard von Danckelmann (1643–1722), Prime Minister of Brandenburg-Prussia from 1692 to 1697; Theodorus Jacobus Frelinghuysen (c.1691–c.1747), German-American Dutch-Reformed minister and theologian; Konrad Beckhaus (1821–1890), Protestant clergyman and botanist
The economy of Germany is a highly developed social market economy. It has the largest national economy in Europe , the fourth-largest by nominal GDP in the world, and fifth by GDP (PPP) . In 2017, the country accounted for 28% of the euro area economy according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).