What do you do in Germany?
I just eat bread and cheese and ride my bike smelling cowcrap along the way to the next town. Then I come home to my German Shepherd and play PS3 online. Pretty charming, yet boring life. :)
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Germany is a federal republic divided into 16 different states. The proper name for a German state is " Bundesland " (plural: "BundeslÃ¤nder"). The cities of Berlin and Hamburg represent two BundeslandÃ¤r in their own. The city of Bremen together with its seaport Bremerhaven also form a stat…e. Besides the three above mentioned city-states the remaining 13 BundeslÃ¤nder and their relative capitals are (from south to north and from west to east): Baden WÃ¼rttemberg (capital:Stuttgart), Bavaria (Munich), Saarland (SaarbrÃ¼cken), Rheineland-Palatinate (Mainz), Hesse (Wiesbaden), Thuringia (Erfurt), Saxony(Dresden), North Rheine Westphalia (DÃ¼sseldorf), Lower Saxony (Hannover), Saxony-Anhalt (Magdeburg), Brandeburg (Postdam), Schleswig Holstein (Kiel), Mecklenburg Western Pomerania (Schwerin). The states of Thuringia, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Brandeburg, Mecklenburg Western Pomerania are sometimes referred to as "Neue BundeslÃ¤nder" (new states) as before the German reunification they used to belong to the former GDR. Bavaria, Thuringia and Saxony still retain the old name "Freistaat" (free state) instead of the more modern "Bundesland". (MORE)
Germany is situated in central Europe. To the North is the Baltic Sea, the North Sea. Here is a list of these countries: To the North: Denmark To the West: France, Luxembourg, Belgium, and the Netherlands (formally, Holland) To the East: Poland, and the Czech Republic. To the South: Austri…a, Switzerland. (MORE)
Germany is a federal republic in Central Europe, east of France andwest of Poland. It was divided into West Germany and East Germany(Warsaw Pact) during the Cold War (1946-1990), after its post WorldWar II occupation. The German Empire was formed from Prussia and the former GermanicConfederation sta…tes in 1871. It was succeeded by the WeimarRepublic in 1919, and by the Nazi Reich from 1933 to 1945. (MORE)
Since 3 Oct. 1990 there are no east and west Germany anymore. There is only the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland).
what to do in Germany is unending. Munich historical sites. Nurenberg additional historical sites. Garmisch, just south of Munich. many quaint restaurants & hotels. No far from Garmisch is Oberammergau. German center for wood carvings and the passion play every 10 years (check your calender). If a t…our, go to specific places & remain for a day or so. Don't take a tour where you are schedulted to VISIT 12 or 15 locations. You will be too tired to see much, too much rushing. slow down....... Added Answer: (Maserati23) If you want my advice, stay away from the tourist sites like Munich and pretty much all of Bavaria(Bayern in German) and research through the internet all the various castles and cathedrals one can find by visiting western/central German cities and towns. Within 1.5 hours from my house is the magnificent KÃ¶lner Dom, or Cologne Cathedral as you might call it, where the bones of the Magi rest in a golden coffin at the back of the alter. It's the tallest cathedral in the world and you can climb up to the top if you dare. There is also a castle nearby where the German flag was "born." Learn your basic German and get a hotel outside the city to experience the quaintness of rural German life. The closer you are to natives the better your vacation will be as you get to experience Germany for what it really is, not some Bierstein-collecting nation of Lederhosen-wearing Bavarian-hillbillies who go yodelling even so it is more an Austrian tradition. (MORE)
Like most other countries Germany has signed many international treaties. It is a member of the UN, NATO and the EU.
German music is refers to either music by German artist or musicfrom the country. Germany has had many important musicians thatinclude Bach, Handel, Beethoven, Richard Strauss, and Brahms.
Electromagnetic theory of light and electromagnetic waves by Heinrich Hertz. Letterpress printing by Johannes Gutenberg. Theory of relativity by Albert Einstein. X rays by Wilhelm Conrad RÃ¶ntgen. Combustion engine by Rudolf Diesel. Television by Manfred von Ardenne. Pocket watch by Peter He…nlein. Bicycle by Karl Friedrich von Drais. Toothpaste by Ottm. Heinsius v. Mayenburg. Telephone by Philipp Reis. MP3 technology by Karlheinz Brandenburg. Bacillus anthracis, tuberculosis bacillus, and the vibrio cholera by Robert Koch. Automobile and internal-combustion engines by Gottlieb Daimler. Computer by Konrad Zuse. Coffee filter by Melitta Bentz. Gliding flights by Otto Lilienthal. Civilian avion by Hugo Junkers. Aspirin by Felix Hoffmann. Beer by Herzog Wilhelm IV von Bayern. Chip card by JÃ¼rgen Dethloff and Helmut GrÃ¶ttrup. Currywurst by Herta Heuwer. Fischer dowel by Artur Fischer. Jet engine by Hans von Ohain. Dynamo by Werner von Siemens. Light bulb by Heinrich GÃ¶bel. Homeopathy by Samuel Hahnemann. Helicopter by Heinrich Focke. Jeans by Levi Strauss. Nuclear fission by Otto Hahn. Mouth organ by Christian Buschmann. Periodic table of the chemical elements by Julius Lothar Meyer. Record player by Emil Berliner. Scanner by Rudolf Hell. Tramway by Werner von Siemens. Tee bag by Adolf Rambold. Thermos flask Reinhold Burger. Audiotape by Fritz Pfleumer. Vacuum by Otto Guericke. Starting ignition plug by Robert Bosch (MORE)
Near the Rhine River and coa l fields of Western Germany is a cluster of Cities , including Essen and DÃ¼sseldorf.They form Germany's largest industrial district, the Ruhr District. The Ruhr is a river which runs through the district and gives the district its name.
3 October 1990 - less than twelve months after the Fall of the Wall. . October 3, 1990
WW2 was all about Germany. In Germany during ww2 the nazi party was leading the leader of them was Adolf Hitler Hes got a cool musstach
The main political parties in West Germany had been committed to the reunification ever since the division was established in 1949.
if the term is the bovine term, Germany does not have the habitat for the yak. If the term applies the aircraft, the yaks were made in russia.
Germany is named after the Germanic tribes that settled in the area. The Romans referred to these tribes as the Germanic people.
The word Germania was used by the Romans to describe the region now known as Germany. Because English contains some Latin roots, the name Germany has continued to be used.
Augsburg, Berlin, Bielefeld, Bonn, Bremen, Cologne, Dortmund, Duisburg, Dusseldorf, Essen, Frankfurt, Gelsenkirchen, Hamburg, Hannover, Ingolstadt, Jena, Karlsruhe, Kiel and Leipzig are cities in Germany. Mannheim, Munich, Nuremberg, Oberhausen, Paderborn, Potsdam, Regensburg, Stuttgart, Trier, Ulm…, Wiesbaden and Wuppertal are cities in Germany. (MORE)
Germany trades a lot of steel and iron because very little coal is available. Germany also trades a lot of cattle,car parts, and there are still more to name!! Germany trades a lot i mean A LOT of stuff if you want more go to Google and ask.com and they will give you a lot of good ideas!! for more i…nformation about Germany please contact Sally vo at Sallyvo@live.ca i am happy to help you (MORE)
This site can explain, here is an excerpt: Multifaceted Population Out of 82.6 million people living in Germany, 7.3 million (8.9 %) are people with citizenship from some 41 countries. Among the whole population there are 15 million people who migrated or are descendents of migrants. Turkish imm…igrants and their descendants make up the largest group with 1,88 millions. Next are Italian (601.300) and Yugoslavian (568.200). . http://www.germany.info/relaunch/politics/domestic/Immigration/Immigration.html (MORE)
Of course. All countries have folktales, but the German ones are better known than most thanks to the efforts of the Brothers Grimm, who collected and published them. Hansel and Gretel is an example of a German folktale.
No, Germany started out as a Baltic state of the Teutonic Knights. It later was called Prussia up until WWI, and from the end of WWI until the present day it has been called Germany.
Germany was split in to East and West at the end of the second world war 1n 1949. What was commonly known as "East Germany" was given the title of the "Deutschen Demokratischen Republik" and "West Germany" was given the title of the "Bundesrepublik Deutchland". When the "Re-unification took pl…ace in 1990 the terms "East" and "West" officially became redundant. (MORE)
When there was an East Germany. East and West were commonly used terms for two separate states during the Cold War, their real titles were Federal Republic of Germany (for the west and Germany as it is now) and German Democratic Republic (for the east). In 1990 Germany was reunified after the fal…l of the Berlin Wall in 1989. For further informations you should read wikipedia articles about the states and the Cold War. Of course there is still a west of Germany, namely the federal states of Nordrhein- Westfalen, Rheinland- Pfalz, Saarland and Hessen. But that is geographical. (MORE)
The Romans called the area that is now Germany, Germania. It is called Germany because English has Latin roots.
The name Germany come from the group of tribes that settled in Northern Europe who were collectively known ethically as Germanic due to customs and language. Germans, by the way, refer to their country as "Deutschland".
In the English language, yes. Otherwise ... No, other names include Deutschland (German), Allemagne (French), Tyskland (Danish), NjemaÄka (Hungarian) and Saksamaa (Estonian).
After World War 2, Germany was split in half by the occupying forces. You had the Western Allies (USA, UK and France) occupy West Germany while the Soviet Union occupied East Germany. Tensions between the USA and the Soviet Union, West and East, Capitalism and Communism, etc, etc, led to these two o…ccupied zones becoming more independent from one another until they split. East Germany became known as the German Democratic Republic (GDR) while West Germany became known as the Federal Republic of Germany. The two Germany's reunified after the collapse of the Soviet Union and Communism in 1990 (MORE)
France and Germany are two different countries in Europe. France and Germany are near eachother, but both are pretty big countries.
Prio to unification as the nation of Germany; the German states existed as a hodge podge of autonomous countries loosely unified under the name of the Holy Roman Empire.
Germany was divided in the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundes Republik Deutschland) also called West-Germay and the German Democratic Republic (Deutsche Demokratische Republik) , East-Germany
A region in Germany is called a state. There are 16 states in Germany. One of them in SW Germany is called Baden-Wuerttemberg.
The proper name of Germany is the Federal Republic of Germany (in German, the Bundesrepublik Deutschland ). The reunification of East and West Germany took place on October 3, 1990.
People in Germany often go to church at the 24th of December, then they hava a nice dinner. Givt giving is at the same evening, not at the following morning ;-)
Yes, definitely, Germany does have taxes. Just like in the US you have to pay your annual taxes. The only real difference is that the taxes when you purchase "stuff" is included in the price. I personally find this system of tax paying to be satisfying.
The same as every country not enslaved by another: I'm better than you, and so is my chocolate. At least they were right on the latter point!
There are no seas in Germany but it does border the North Sea and the Baltic Sea.
Seat is from Spain. Their head office is near Barcelona. But since 1986 it belongs to the Volkswagen Group, which is German.
Hitler was a leader of the National Socialist movement in the 1930s. He became Chancellor of Germany and then the Furher (leader is the translation of that word). So he was the equivilent of a Prime Minister or President of Germany. He eventually was the DICTATOR of the Third Reich and the Nazis. Th…e poor Germans were sucked into his insane mania and leadership. He ruled with an iron fist. (MORE)
Since 2002 it has been the Euro. Prior to that it was the Deutsch Mark
Germany is named after the Germanic tribes that settled in the area. The Romans referred to these tribes as the Germanic people..
Jamaica (pronounced /dÊÉËmeÉªkÉ/) is an island nation of the Greater Antilles, 234 kilometres (145 mi) in length and as much as 80 kilometres (50 mi) in width, amounting to 11,100 square kilometres (4,300 sq mi). It is situated in the Caribbean Sea, about 145 kilometres (90 mi) south …of Cuba, and 190 kilometres (120 mi) west of Hispaniola, the island harboring the nation-states Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Its indigenous Arawakan-speaking TaÃno inhabitants named the island Xaymaca , meaning the "Land of Wood and Water", or the "Land of Springs".  (MORE)
For the most part Germany is cooler than most of the states. It all depends on where you are in Germany though Spangdahlem tends to be dreary with a slight chill however, Bamberg in the winter which is Bavaria is quite cooler. But the last couple of years the summers have been quite warm, making lif…e hard in Germany because most houses do not have A/C. (MORE)
Germans were discriminated in America during the times of WWI and WWII because they were the enemy at the time.
Most of them are ethnic "Germans" (originally from the Teutonic tribes of a few thousand years ago).
Well if you mean the coat of arms then it would be the eagle. Other items often associatet with germany are: oaktree (national tree, stands for strength and endurance) flag (black-red-gold) stein (and Octoberfest) and the Brandenburg Gate (cultural symbol in Berlin) Hanna (german c…itizen) (MORE)
It's rare but they do occasionally. One that comes up in awebsearch is December 2013's Hurricane Xaver.
The answer is the chancellor. Though the Germans elect a president the true power of Germany is its chancellor.
Germany is an awesome country! You might want to vist it one day. I definitely would want to visit Germany. It's has a great culture and really really pretty people!
Sweden remained neutral, but a supporter of Germany during WW2. Sweden was not attacked or occupied by Germany.
Yes. Germany more or less finally became a single unified country in1871. In 1945, after Germany lost World War II, it was split intofour parts, each part controlled by military forces from one of thefour major countries that won the war (USA, UK, USSR and France).Berlin, the capital city, was spli…t in the same manner. In 1949, three of those (the USA, UK and France parts) joined tobecome the "Federal Republic of Germany", or West Germany. Thefourth part (the one controlled by the USSR) became the "DemocraticGerman Republic" or East Germany. West Germany was a republic, likethe USA and France. East Germany was a communist dictatorshipcontrolled by the USSR. Again, Berlin was split in the same manner,which caused problems for West Berlin, because Berlin was right inthe middle of East Germany. East Berlin became the capital city ofEast Germany; the city of Bonn became the capital of West Germany. In 1990, East Germany's dictatorship finally ended and it became apart of West Germany, and West Germany dropped the "West" part andis just Germany now. It is still officially called the FederalRepublic of Germany, and Berlin, which is also reunified, is thecapital of all Germany again. (MORE)
A country cannot of course annex itself. You are possibly referringto the unification of Germany after the fall in 1989 of EastGermany's Communist regime. The reason for that was, that West Germany and East Germany alwayshad been one country before 1945. After Nazi Germany's defeat in1945 the Allies… divided it into 4 occupation zones with the intentto return government of those zones to the Germans after things hadbeen put back in order. But then Russia decided to install in its occupation zone a GermanCommunist government and declared its intention to keep it underits control and make it a separate country. For most of itsexistence, East Germany was only recognized as an independent Stateby its fellow Communist countries. West Germany never accepted theSoviet "annexation" of its eastern lands. When Communism fell, eastand west Germans quickly decided to join up again. (MORE)