Presentation on theme: "Germany. Generals about Germany Capital: Berlin Area: 357.111 km ² Population: 81.768 million Founded: 01/18/1871: the first German nation-state BRD 23/05/1949."— Presentation transcript:
Generals about Germany Capital: Berlin Area: 357.111 km ² Population: 81.768 million Founded: 01/18/1871: the first German nation-state BRD 23/05/1949 Germany has 16 federal states. The largest cities are Hamburg, Berlin, Bremen and Munich. Germany is famous for German cars e.g. BMW, Porsche and Audi; Oktoberfest or acquaintances or famous people such as Haendel, Bach, Goethe, Schiller and Einstein Our chancellor: Angela Merkel
Geographical position of Germany Neighbouring countries: Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, France, Poland, Luxembourg, Denmark and the Czech Republic Highest mountain: Zugspitze 2963m Longest rivers Rhine, Elbe and Danube Adjacent seas: the Baltic and North Sea
Prejudices about the German 1Cuckoo clocks are a popular souvenir 2 The Berlin Wall is one of the most visited attractions, even if hardly anything is left of it 3 every tourist knows the VW Beetle 4 main attraction: the Cologne Cathedral
5 The Loreley on the Rhine is famous 6 German beer is highly appreciated abroad 7 Above all, Americans love Heidelberg 8 A persistent stereotype that all Germans wore leather pants 9 Neuschwanstein castle is the most famous fairy-tale in the world 10 The Hofbräuhaus is considered to be German typically
Economy The blue marked part of Europe is the Euro zone. Germany one of them also is part of the European internal market.
Vegetation in Germany Germany is in the moderate climate zone. Here is a large extent mixed and deciduous forests. Currently, 29,5% of the total area of Germany is covered by forests.