Willkommen! Amazon launches German Kindle Store, offers 650,000+ ebooks

Amazon.de this morning launched the Kindle Store in Germany, offering a large selection of ebooks. Included are more than 650,000 titles and over 25,000 German-language titles, with thousands of German classics available for free.

Top German and international newspapers and magazines are also available for single purchase or subscription including Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Handelsblatt and Die Zeit.

In addition, Amazon has announced that its series of free apps for the iPad, iPod touch, iPhone, PC, Mac and Android phones are now available in German-language versions.

To top it off, Amazon now offers the latest-generation Kindle and Kindle 3G with an English user interface, directly from Amazon.de (for 139 euros and 189 euros, respectively).