European Country Project: Germany

By: Camden Beck V6

Basics of Germany

To start of the capital of Germany is Berlin. And if your are wondering about that flag next to this article that is the flag of Germany and also if you were wondering why that flag looks the way it looks well on December 25, 800 A.D. the Holy Roman Empire had a black eagle with red claws and a red beak on gold field as their imperial banner.

Geography

Germany lies in Europe bordered by France, Belgium, Netherlands, Denmark, Poland, Czech Republic, Austria, and Switzerland. Some of the most notable Features are the Rhine River and The Hartz Mountains.

Government

Germany has a Federal Republic which means Germany is a limited government, the leader of Germany is Joachim Guack. He was elected by the citizens as the U.S. would. All citizens have equal rights.

Economy

Germany is the 4th richest country in the world , Germany has used euros since 2002 to the present day. The main exports of Germany are vehicles, machines, and engines.Life expectancy is 80.57 years, birthrate is 8.47/1000 population, and all drinking water is safe.

Culture

The mast commonly spoke language, not surprisingly is german.Some major holidays are October Fest, Karneval, Christmas, and New Years. Very commonly women will be wearing a "drindl" and a "tratch". Majority of the population is Roman Catholic

History

September 1, 1939 Germany invaded Poland with some 1.5 million troops.This invasion was considered by Germany as a "defensive act" this was later the start of WWII. Another Invasion is the fall of the Holy Roman Empire, in 1809 the Holy Roman Empire was defeated by Napoleon and France.

Compare and Contrast

Germany is mainly Roman-Catholic as is the U.S. also the government is very much the same, as both country's have limited governments giving the citizens power