Germany Deutschland Where is Germany Germany is situated
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Where is Germany? Germany is situated in the middle of Europe. Between Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Switzerland Austria.
Some facts about Germany – Population: 80, 780, 000. – It is member of the EU since 1958. – Its currency is the Euro (since 1999).
Some facts about Germany – It has oceanic climate (features warm (not hot), warm summers, cool winters and usual precipitations (1000 mm 3), . – Relief: [photo]. Elbe and Rhine are examples of German rivers. The Alps are the most high mountain range are the Alps.
Some facts about Germany – Germany's land area was over 50% larger during the Second Reich (1871 -1918) and included most of present-day Poland parts of Lithuania. – German people are the second biggest consumers of beer in the world (after the Czechs), with an average of 107 litres person per year in 2010 (or 0. 30 l per day).
CULTURE AND TRADITION
Music Ludwig Van Beethoven Johann Sebastian Bach Johann Pachelbel
FOOD Apfelstrudel is a delicious pastry filled with apples flavoured with sugar cinnamon raisins and breadcrumbs and it has been popular since the 19 th century. It cointains a broth some vegtables potatoes or pulses and then some meat commonly pork beef or chicken. Rote grutze This red fruit pudding is a popular dessert in the north. Its made from black and red currents raspberries and sometimes strawberries or cherries which are cooked in their juice and thickened with a little cornstarch or corn flour. Its served with cream, vanilla sauce or milk. Kasespatzle Noodles made from wheat flour egg this is especially popular in the south. Theyre often served and topped with cheese rather like maccoroni cheese and sometimes with roasted onions aswell. They can be served boiling hot straight from the pan so be careful. Kartoffelpuffer These are shallow pan fried pancakes made from grated or ground potatoes mixed with flour egg onion and seasoning. You can enjoy them either salty as a side dish to a main course of fish or meat or sweet with apple sauce blueberries, sugar, cinnamon.
German language – The official language is, of course, German (Deutsch), but there are like modifications for each area, for instance, Bavarian.
Interesting cities – Some interesting cities from Germany are: - Berlin - Munich - Augsburg - Dusseldorf - Frankfurt D
Munich Berlin – Frauenkirche Bavarian Church (cc) – Berlin wall – Brandenburg gate – Bayern of Munich stadium
Augsburg – Mozart's house (Mozarthaus) – Rathausplatz
Primary, secondary and tertiary activities PRIMARY (7, 4%) Agriculture is extremely productive, and Germany is able to cover 90% of its nutritional needs with domestic production. Germany is the third largest agricultural producer in the European Union after France and Italy. Germany’s principal agricultural products are potatoes, wheat, barley, sugar beets, fruit, and cabbages. Despite the country’s high level of industrialization, almost one-third of its territory is covered by forest. The forestry industry provides for about two-thirds of domestic consumption of wood and wood products, so Germany is a net importer of these items.
INDUSTRY SECONDARY (21, 5%) – Germany excels in the production of automobiles, machinery, electrical equipment and chemicals. With the manufacture of 5. 2 million vehicles in 2009, Germany was the world’s fourth largest producer and largest exporter of automobiles. German automotive companies enjoy an extremely strong position in the so-called premium segment, with a combined world market share of about 90%. SERVICES TERTIARY (71, 1%) The subcomponents of services are financial, renting, and business activities (30. 5%); trade, hotels and restaurants, and transport (18%); and other service activities (21. 7%). The largest annual international trade fairs and congresses are held in several German cities such as Hannover, Frankfurt, and Berlin.
When did Germany join the EU? Has the economy of the country benefied? – Germany joined the EU in 1958. – It has 96 seats in the European parliament -
Project by Clara Rey and Kirsten Dorgan