By: Cade Ryan
a little bit about it
Germany was once a cluster of small kingdoms. German remains the language with the most native speakers in Europe. Germany is the fifth largest country in Europe. Germany shares borders with nine other countries – Denmark, Poland, the Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.
- Germany has beautiful beaches. Germany has lots of good physical features like the tallest mountain, " Zugspitze." Germany is in Western and Central Europe, bordering Denmark also in the north by Poland and by Czech Republic in the east.
- Germany has a rail network. You can reach almost every corner by train. Actually, the entire public transport system is very reliable most of the time.
Germany is a republic with a parliamentary democracy and a bicameral system of government. The federal government includes the Chancellor and his/her ministers. The ministers are usually from the ruling coalition. The federal president is elected by the Bundesversammlung for five years.
Germany has the fifth largest economy in the world in PPP terms and Europe's largest exporter machinery, vehicles, chemicals, an household. Germany faces great demographic challenges to sustained long-term growth.
- School-level education in German is the responsibility of the 16 individual Länder (federal states), which each have their own education departments and policies.
- Pre-school education (Kindergarten)
- Primary level (Grundschule)
- Secondary level
- German 91.5%
- Turkish 2.4%
- other 6.1%
Religion and Language
- In Germany there is 3 religions and others. 4% of German people are protestant, another 34% of Germans people are Roman Catholic, 3.7% of German people are Muslims, and the other 28.3% is another religion.
- In Germany the top four languages are Danish, Frisian, Sorbian, Romany. If a citizen from the USA that speaks English goes to Germany he or she might have to learn one of these languages.
- News Years day in Germany is called Neujahrastag. Epiphany is considered Good Friday is considered Karfreitag and Easter Monday is considered Ostermontag. Germany celebrates all these holidays on the same day we do.
- Traditional clothing for boys/men are Lederhosen's. If you see a girl wearing this they are probably from Germany. The traditional clothing for girls/women are Dirndl's. If you see a girl wearing this they are probably from Germany.
- German famous dishes are Aachener Printen, Bratkartoffeln, and Bratwurst.
This map describes population density for Germany. You can tell that the south-eastern area is bigger and the north-western area s smaller. This is probably because there is more land forms and interesting things in the south-eastern area. This causes more people to go to these places.