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www.portsmouth.gov.uk German Language of the half term
www.portsmouth.gov.uk 2 Places Where German Is Spoken Around The World
www.portsmouth.gov.uk 3 Map Of The Country German Originated From.
www.portsmouth.gov.uk 4 The capital of Germany is Berlin. Germany shares borders with Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland and Switzerland. Germany is a federal republic. Country Information Berlin
www.portsmouth.gov.uk 5 Number Of Speakers In The World German is spoken by approximately 105 million native speakers but also by approximatively 80 million non-native speakers. Standard German is widely taught in schools, universities and Goethe Institutes worldwide.
www.portsmouth.gov.uk 6 Flags Of German Speaking Countries Austria Europe Germany Belgium Switzerland Luxembour g Lichtenstein
www.portsmouth.gov.uk 7 Currency Of German Speaking Countries Euro is the currency for: Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg and Austria Swiss Francs (CHF) is the currency for Switzerland and Lichtenstein
www.portsmouth.gov.uk 8 Religion In Germany Protestant 34% Roman Catholic34% Muslim 3.7% Unaffiliated or other 28.3%
www.portsmouth.gov.uk 9 Some Important Dates For German Speakers *National holiday 1 st January - Neujahr* - New Year's Day 6 th January - Heilige Drei Könige*- Epiphany, three Kings Friday before Easter - Karfreitag*- Good Friday March or April - Ostern - Easter 1 st Mai - Erster Mai*Tag der Arbeit - May Day / Labour Day 20 th July - Gedenktag des Attentats auf Hitler 1944 - Germany 1 st August - Nationalfeiertag* - Swiss National Day 3 rd October - Tag der deutschen Einheit* - Day of German Unity 26 th October - Nationalfeiertag* - Austria's national holiday 1 st November - Allerheiligen - All Saints' Day 11 th November - Martinstag - Martinmas 6 th December - Nikolaustag - St. Nicholas Day 24 th December - Heiligabend - Christmas Eve 25 th December - Weihnachten* - Christmas Day 26 th December - Zweiter Weihnachtstag* - Second Day of Christmas - St. Stephen's Day 31 st December - Silvester - New Year's Eve St. Nicholas Day
www.portsmouth.gov.uk 10 Some Traditional Clothes Switzerland Austria Germany
www.portsmouth.gov.uk 11 Traditional Food Wienerschnitzel (Veal) Schweinshaxe (ham hocks) Bratwurst with Sauerkraut Cheese fondue Switzerland Birchermüsli
www.portsmouth.gov.uk 12 Traditional Arts & Crafts Adventskrantz Christmas market Germany Weather house Cuckoo clock Germany