Germany

Report
Germany
Comenius projec2012 / 2014
partner country
By Roberta Falco e
Valeria Landi
III G
Federal Republic of Germany
Germany is a federal
Parliamentary
Republic
 It has 16 states
 Its capital city is
Berlin
 Germany has 81.8
million inhabitants
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Geography
Germany is in Western and Central Europe, with
Denmark bordering to the north, Poland and the
Czech Republic to the east, Austria ans Switzerland
to the south, France and Luxemburg to the
southwest, and Belgium and the Netherlands to the
northwest. Its main mountains are the Alps and its
main rivers are Rhine, Danube and Elbe.
Berlin
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3.5 million inhabitants
It’s the biggest and the
second most populous
city in Europe
It’s a city of culture,
politics, media and
science
Its economy is based
on the services sector
The most important cities
Hamburg
1.8 million people
Important port
situated on the river
Elbe
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Munich
is the third largest city in
Germany, behind Berlin and
Hamburg. About 1.42 million
people live within the city
limits.
The most important cities
Cologne
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About 1 million people
Located on both sides
of the Rhine
Frankfurt
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About 700.000 people
Is the financial and
transportation centre of
Germany
The Economy
Germany has a social market economy, with
qualified labour force, a low level of
corruption and a high level of innovation.
It has the largest national economy in Europe
and it is the fourth in the world.
The language
German is the official
and predominant
spoken language in
Germany.
There are also native
minority languages
such as Danish, Low
German, Sorbian,
Romany and Frisian.
Culture
Germany has been called
the land of poets and
thinkers because of its
numerous artists and
writers. Many German
musicians are very
famous such as Ludwig
van Beethoven, Johann
Sebastian Bach and
Wolfgang Amadeus
Mozart.
Food
German cuisine varies
from region to region.
The southern regions of
Bavaria and Swabia, for
example, share a
culinary culture with
Switzerland and
Austria. In all regions,
meat is often eaten in
sausage form.
bratwurst
spatzle

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