Germany has the largest economy in the Eurozone.
First-quarter GDP growth was at 0.6 per cent, this is faster than the October-December figure of 2016 which sat at 0.4 per cent.
Germany's gross domestic product (GDP) grew 0.6 per cent in the first quarter compared with the previous three months, adjusted for price, seasonal and calendar effects, federal statistics authority Destatis said.
Germany's economy picked up speed at the start of the year, expanding 0.6 per cent in the quarter after notching up its best year of growth since 2010 last year.
"Germany's economic performance is a never-ending success story".
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For Italy, the third-biggest economy in the 19-member bloc, the national central bank has projected quarterly growth of 0.2 percent.
German companies also benefited from the recovery of the global market and the weak euro, which has led to increased exports.
Destatis said mild winter weather contributed to a sharp rise in construction, while rising foreign demand for German goods also helped lift first-quarter growth from an annualized 1.7% in the fourth quarter of 2016.
"However, it should be noted that the economy would be humming less without the support of interest rates which are too low for Germany", he added. It was driven by investment and consumption, according to new official figures.