The car number plate (motor vehicle number plate) colloquially also number plate is a label issued by the motor vehicle registration offices. It serves as proof that a vehicle is approved for road traffic.
Today's vehicle license plates in Germany are designed as euro license plates. They consist of a distinguishing sign and an identification number. There is space for plaques between the distinguishing mark and identification number.distinctive signs:
The distinguishing sign indicates the administrative district (district-free city, district or in Saarland also medium-sized towns) in which the vehicle has its regular location. It can have from one to three letters. (e.g. EM for the district of Emmendingen or F for the independent city of Frankfurt a.M.)identification number
The identification number has one or two capital letters (no umlauts) and a number, which can usually have one to four digits (in exceptional cases up to six).