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    Germany language

    The Federal Republic of Germany is a country in Europe, whose capital is Berlin. It has a population of 83 million inhabitants (17th) and an area of ​​357,386 km 2 (62nd). Its human development index is very high (5th) and its official currency is the euro. And what language is spoken in Germany? What language do they speak in Germany? Germany has one official language, German. In addition, the government recognizes some minority languages, which are Danish (24,900 speakers), Low German, Upper Sorbian (13,300), Lower Sorbian (6,670), Romani (80,000), and Frisian languages ​​(10,000). These languages ​​are officially protected by the…

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    Typical food of Germany

    Geographic setting and environment Germany is located in Western Europe. The country’s topography is varied, including regions of deep forest and high mountains, as well as a wide valley surrounding the Rhine, Germany’s largest river. The highest peak of the mountain, the Zugspitze, is located on the border with Austria. Less than 3 percent of Germans are farmers, and the country must import much of its food. Apples, pears, cherries and peaches, as well as grapes for wine production, are important crops in Germany. History and food Food has always been an important part of German culture. Even the well-known…

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    Flora and fauna of Germany

    Flora of Germany Before human colonization, the surface of today’s Germany was almost exclusively forested; the few non-forest habitats (apart from water bodies) included paramos, river meadows, and high mountain regions. Today, the natural vegetation is largely destroyed. Forests that have little to do with the original natural forests. The flora of Germany comprises about 3,000 species of flowering plants and about 4,000 cryptogamic plants. However, the country does not form a single natural region and cannot be distinctively characterized by any of the main botanical types. The largest forest proportions are found in Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg. Approximately two thirds…

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  • History of Germany

    Brief history of Germany summarized A brief tour of the history of Germany, a European country, in a summarized way. Old Germany Around the year 55 BC Julius Caesar conquered the Roman province of Gaul. He made the Rhine the border of the new province. It was a natural defensive barrier. Later the Romans also chose the Danube as their border. They also created a ditch and earthen bank with a wooden palisade on top from the Rhine to the Danube. In AD 9 the people who lived beyond the Rhine inflicted a crushing defeat on the Roman army in…

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  • Traditions and customs of Germany

    What traditions and customs are there in Germany? Explanation of the customs and traditions of Germany, a European country. Gastronomy Food in daily life Eating habits in Germany vary by social class and environment, but it is possible to generalize about the behavior of the inclusive middle class, which has emerged in the prosperous post-war era. Most Germans buy food both in supermarkets and in specialized stores, such as bakeries and butchers. Bread is the main food for both breakfast and dinner. Breakfast usually includes brötchen, or rolls of various kinds, while dinner, called Abendbrot, usually consists of bread, sausage…

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  • History of Berlin

    Brief history of Berlin in brief A brief review of the history of Berlin, the capital of Germany, in a summarized way. Old Berlin The great city of Berlin began in the 13th century. Originally there were 2 settlements on each side of the river Spree, Colln and Berlin. Colln was first mentioned in 1237, while Berlin was first mentioned in 1244. The two cities grew rapidly and in 1307 they made an alliance. In 1360 Berlin-Colln became a member of the Hanseatic League. In the fifteenth century they were flourishing cities with about 8,000 inhabitants. In 1432 Berlin and…

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  • History of Munich

    Brief history of Munich summarized A brief history of Munich, by way of summary. The beginnings of Munich Munich traces its origins to a Benedictine monastery at Tegernsee, founded in the 8th century. The year 1158 is supposed to be the founding date of Munich, by Henry the Lion, which is only the earliest date the city is mentioned in a document. In 1157 Henry the Lion, Duke of Bavaria, granted the monks the right to establish a market where the road from Salzburg crossed the Isar river. The following year a bridge was built over the Isar and the…

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