Provisional figures of the census taken last month showed the population to be 62,500,000, exclusive of the 750,000 Germans in the Saar region temporarily ceded to France. This is an increase of 3,350,000 over the 1919 census. Berlin remains the second largest European city, with 3,900,000 inhabitants. Hamburg is the second largest German city, with just over a million. Köln (Cologne), München, Leipzig and Dresden have each over 600,000 and Breslau exceeds the 500,000 mark.
President von Hindenburg received S. Parker Gilbert, Agent General for Reparations, at the Executive Mansion on the...