Germany is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe. The country consists of 16 states, and its capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany is one of the major political and economic powers of the European continent and a historic leader in many theoretical and technical fields. German is the official and predominant spoken language in Germany. Newspaper in Germany like any other Federal Republic has a major role in molding public opinion and at the same time it is also a mode of expressing what the people feel about important political and social issues. Few most popular online newspapers are Berliner Zeitung, BILD, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, zeit online.