112 is one of the emergency numbers in Germany.

In Germany, the 112 emergency number is traditionally considered as a "fire emergency" and "medical assistance emergency" while 110 is known as the "police emergency" number.

The average time to answer a 112 call is 9 seconds.

In addition to German, the calls can be answered in English and the other EU languages with the help of interpreters.

According to the latest E-communications household and telecom single market survey, 57% of Germans know they can use 112 everywhere in the EU.

Users with disabilities can access the emergency services through fax and relay services.

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