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INTRODUCTION  Official Name: Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Federal Republic of Germany)  Capital : Berlin  Official Language: Deutsch (German)  Ethnic.

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2 INTRODUCTION  Official Name: Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Federal Republic of Germany)  Capital : Berlin  Official Language: Deutsch (German)  Ethnic Group: 91.5% German, 2.4% Turkish, 6.1% Others.

3  Location: Central Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, between the Netherlands and Poland  Area (Total): 357,021Km  Population: December 31, 2008 estimate: 82,060,000  Temperate and Marine:- cool, cloudy, wet winters and summers; occasional warm mountain wind.

4 IMPORTANT PORTS  Hamburg  Bremerhaven  Dusseldorf  Frankfurt  Munich  Stuttgart

5 HISTORY  After the second world war in 1945, Germany struggled to become a self sufficient nation.  9 th November 1989 was the important day in the history of Germany  East and West Germany united to form one nation called the Federal Republic of Germany.

6 Industry and economy  Trade fairs.  The world’s third largest producer of automobiles after the United States and Japan.producer of automobiles  German-based multinationals such as Adidas, Continental AG, Daimler, BMW, Bosch, BASF, Bayer, Siemens,Miele, and Volkswagen Mercedes Benz, Porsche.AdidasContinental AG DaimlerBMWBoschBASFBayerSiemensMiele Volkswagen  GDP 2008 estimate (PPP): Total: $2.910 trillion Per capita: $35,442  Currency: Euro (€) (EUR)

7  Germany's main exports:  Machinery Machinery  Vehicles Vehicles  Chemicals Chemicals  Metals and Manufactures MetalsManufactures  Foodstuffs Foodstuffs  Electronics Electronics  Germany's main imports are:imports  Machinery Machinery  Vehicles Vehicles  Chemicals Chemicals  Foodstuffs Foodstuffs  Textiles Textiles  Metals Metals

8 CULTURE  Food and beverages.  Festivals  Sports and entertainment

9 Food Marzipans, Lebkuchen, Stollens mainly prepared for Christmas. Schwarzwaelderkirschetorte: black forest cake. Bratwurst : German sausage Bier,kartoffel (potatoes) Brot: Vollkornbrot, schwarzbrot Sauerkraut, Schnitzel. German chocolates (Schokoladen)

10 Festivals Weihnachten (Christmas) Ostern (Easter) Oktoberfest (Beer Fest) Neujahr (New Year) Reunification Day

11 Weihnachten (Christmas)

12 Ostern (Easter)

13 Oktoberfest (Beer fest)

14 Neujahr (New year)

15 Reunification Day

16 Carnival

17 SPORTS  In Germany group activities, team sports and competition take place very frequently.sports  Track and field events, Skiing.  Soccer had been the most popular game in West Germany  Tennis is also one among the other favorite German sports.  It also includes track, winter games, field, swimming etc.

18 German Soccer Team - Men German Soccer Team - Women Steffi Graf Boris Becker GERMAN SPORTS LEGENDARIES

19 Business Etiquettes  Greetings – Firm handshake (traditional greeting)  Addressing by surname – HERR (MR.) and FRAU (MRS.)  Punctuality – Always be on time  Be upright towards responsibilities (yes/no)  Honest communication  Meetings adhere to strict agendas, including start and end time.  Dress etiquettes - Men: Dark colored business suits - Women: Business suits and should not wear ostentatious jewelry or accessories

20 TOURISM  Berlin  Hamburg Castle  Frankfurt  Stuttgart  Koeln  Munich( Muenchen)  Schwarzwald (Black forest)  Rhein River

21 KoelnBerlin Frankfurt Hamburg Castle PLACES TO VISIT

22 Stuttgart Munich ( Muenchen) Schwarzwald (Black forest ) Rhein River

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24 The Zugspitze is the tallest mountain in Germany at 2,962 m high.

25 Trier near the Luxembourg border is Germany's oldest city.

26 The German 'autobahns' (motorways) built in the 1930s were the first motorways in Europe.

27 A German invented the car - Karl Benz in The firm he founded with his partner still exists today - Mercedes Benz.

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29 Presented By - Sunil Naidu Vaibhav Sanghvi Rinat Mendon Naresh Bohra


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