4Facts of Germany Religions: Protestant 45% Roman Catholic 37% Population: 81,337,541Religions: Protestant 45%Roman Catholic 37%other 18%Literacy: age 15 and over can read and writetotal population: 99%
5Labor force: 36.75 million employed industry 41%, agriculture 6%, other 53%National holiday:German Unity Day, 3 October
6President: Dr Johannes Rau Ethnic Groups: 95.1 percent German, 2.3 percent Turkish, 1.7 percent Italian, 0.4 percent Greek, and 0.4 percent Polish
7Wars: started both World War I and World War II. Tsunami Aid: Germany donated 25 Million dollars
9World War IIIn 1934 Adolf Hitler came into power in Germany.Because of the death of former president Hindenburg Hitler took his place and declared himself as the “fuhrer” or dictator of Germany. World War I had put Germany into a horrible economic state.
10World War IIPeople were looking for a strong leader that would rebuild Germany. Some people thought this leader was Adolf Hitler. Hitler blamed the economic problems of Germany on the Jewish People.
11World War IIHitler did not like Those who were not pure German. He did not like Jews, homosexuals, mentally and physically challenged people, Black people, Gypsies, Polish people, Russians and some eastern Europeans.
12World War IIHe was able to take over all of Europe. Germany, Italy and Japan were the axis powers. It seemed as though Hitler would win but he was soon defeated by the allies. Hitler committed suicide a few weeks later. Soon the Nazis lost power.
13Places to SeeThe former stronghold of the Grand Masters and German Masters of the Teutonic Knights lies directly on the Romantic Route in the centre of the lush Tauber Valley. This pleasant town is full of interesting sights with a rich and fascinating
14heritage dating from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance and Baroque periods.
15National ParksNational Parks comprise vast natural areas of a special kind which, in most cases, have remained completely untouched or have been only slightly influenced by man.
17BerlinThe capital of Germany is a city of cultural superlatives three opera houses, two concert halls and eight symphony orchestras await you - more than in any other city in the world. Over 150 theaters and stages offer boulevard theater, classic opera, world literature classics and off-scene.
25Palces to StayGermany offers a wide range of different accommodation types. From First Class Hotels to more than 600 youth hostels and many self-catering possibilities and a variety of campsites. Germany can provide an accommodation for every budget.You don’t even have to miss Bed & Breakfast.