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1 Deutschland

2 A Map of Europe

3 A Map of Germany

4 The Official Name of Germany Auf Deutsch = Bundesrepublik Deutschland Auf Englisch = Federal Republic of Germany Abbreviation for Germany = DE

5 Germanys Coat of Arms Reintroduction of the Coat of Arms from the Weimar Republic ( ) Adopted from the Coat of Arms from the Holy Roman Empire in the 13th and 14th centuries

6 Germanys Population 2010 estimate = 81, 799, 600 people

7 Official Language of Germany German! (DUH!) Other German-speaking countries in Europe: Austria (Österreich) Switzerland (die Schweiz) Luxembourg Liechtenstein

8 Religion in Germany Largest religion = Christianity 51.5 million followers 30% = Catholics 30% = Protestants --> Evangelicals Rest = belong to smaller denominations Protestantism = concentrated in the north and east Catholicism = concentrated in the south and west The Cologne Cathedral on the Rhine River

9 The European Union Germany is a member of the EU (European Union) Member since 2002 EU = an economic and political union in Europe 27 total members

10 The Euro Germanys currency Used by all members of the EU

11 Members of the European Union

12 Germanys Old Money = the Deutsche Mark

13 Key Terms for German Geography Country = das Land State = das Bundesland States (plural) = die Bundesländer Capital = die Hauptstadt City = die Stadt Population = die Einwohnerzahl Area = die Fläche

14 Die Bundesländer Germany has 16 states 3 of these are city-states: Berlin, Bremen, and Hamburg

15 Die Bundesländer Auf DeutschAuf English German Abbreviation Coat of Arms BadenwürrtembergSameBW BayernBavariaBY BerlinSameBE BrandenburgSameBB

16 Die Bundesländer Auf DeutschAuf English German Abbreviation Coat of Arms Freie Hansestadt Bremen BremenHB HamburgSameHH HessenHesseHE Mecklenburg- Vorpommern SameMV

17 Die Bundesländer Auf DeutschAuf English German Abbreviation Coat of Arms NiedersachsenLower SaxonyNI Nordrhein- Westfalen North Rhine- Westphalia NW Rheinland- Pfalz Rhineland- Palatinate RP SaarlandSameSL

18 Die Bundesländer Auf DeutschAuf English German Abbreviation Coat of Arms SachsenSaxonySN Sachsen-AnhaltSaxony-AnhaltST Schleswig-HolsteinSameSH ThüringenThuringiaTH

19 Die Hauptstadt von Deutschland BERLIN! Germanys largest city 3.45 million people

20 Whats with Bonn? Used to be the capital of West Germany from After WWII, Germany was divided into two countries: West Germany (democratic) and East Germany (communist) Germany was reunified in 1990 Was the official seat of Germanys government until 1999


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