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GERMANY Germany is one of the oldest, historically and culturally nation in Europe. It lies in the west- central of European continent, it covers a total area of 357 000 square kilometres. Germany is a parliamentary federal republic of sixteen states (Bundesländer). Berlin
GERMANY The capital city and seat of government is Berlin. It is bordered on the north by the North Sea, Denmark, and the Baltic Sea, on the east by Poland and the Czech Republic, on the south by Austria and Switzerland, and on the west by France, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands. Wuerzbug New University
GERMANY It is a founding member of the European Union, and with over 82 million people it has the largest population among the EU member states. Colognecathedral
GERMANY poems and literature Germany is often called the land of poets and thinkers. Most famous creators from Germany is: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Friedrich Schiller. The collections of folk tales published by the Brothers Grimm popularized German folklore on the international level. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
GERMANY poems and literature Influential authors of the 20th century include Thomas Mann, Berthold Brecht, Hermann Hesse and Günther Grass. Günther Grass Thomas Mann
GERMANY philosophy Germany's influence on philosophy is historically significant. Gottfried Leibniz's contributions to rationalism, Immanuel Kant's, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel's, Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling's and Johann Gottlieb Fichte's establishment of the classical German idealism. Immanuel Kant'
GERMANY philosophy Karl Marx's and Friedrich Engels' formulation of Communist theory, Arthur Schopenhauer's composition of metaphysical pessimism, Friedrich Nietzsche's development of Perspectivism, Martin Heidegger's works on Being, and the social theories of Jürgen Habermas were especially influential. Karl Marx
GERMANY music Germany classical music composers, Ludwig van Beethoven, Johann Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Richard Wagner are well- known on the all world. Of the 21 st century the most famous Germany music group is Kraftwerk or Rammstein. Ludwig van Beethoven
GERMANY - sport In the German football league system, the Bundesliga is the highest level league club competition where play determines the national champions. German ski jumpers are also very good sportsmans. Modern stadion in Berlin
Economy of Germany Germany has the largest economy in Europe and the third largest economy in the world, behind the United States and Japan. The biggest firms are: Mercedes- Benz, Maybach, Volkswagen, BMW, Opel, Audi, Porsche, Bayer, Bosch, Siemens and Adidas.