Facts of Germany

Facts of Germany

Below you will find practical information in connection with trips to Germany Language: German Capital: Berlin Population: 80, 5 million. Religion: Roman Catholic and Protestant Currency: Euro Surface: 357 022 km2 Worth knowing Time difference There is no time difference between Germany and Sweden. Transport in Germany The buses in Germany are of a good standard and are usually equipped with air conditioning. The public transport system is well developed…

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Travel to Germany

Travel to Germany

It’s hard to hear anything under the beautifully decorated arches: high-waisted waitresses slam heavy glasses and mugs on the long tables and men in lederhosen suddenly put the alpha horn in front of their mouths and make the guests sing along in common singing. The old historic brewery Hofbräuhaus am Platzl in the heart of the million-dollar city of Munich is cozy with a big G. It is no less…

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Germany: Europe’s New Superpower Part III

Germany - Europe's New Superpower 3

The certainty that they are good at solving challenges is reflected in Germany’s international role. As a large trading nation, they naturally place great emphasis on building a well-functioning global trading system, including the fight against tax havens. But it is in the climate and environmental field that they have excelled most in recent decades. Germany was a leader in the work of establishing the Kyoto agreement , and the…

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Germany: Europe’s New Superpower Part II

Germany - Europe's New Superpower 2

5: A popular country Germany’s handling of the euro crisis aroused associations with the Nazi – infamous cliché (worn-out expression) about the Germans, that they are strict people of order. During street demonstrations in Athens, some posters bearing Hitler’s mustaches on Merkel were displayed, and several European publications made headlines depicting the German Chancellor as authoritarian, possibly a cold and cynical robot. Most Europeans, on the other hand, seem to…

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Germany: Europe’s New Superpower Part I

Germany - Europe's New Superpower 1

Germany has emerged from the shadows of the past, and in a short time has become Europe’s political, economic and cultural powerhouse. How will they use their new position of power ? What is Germany’s relationship with the outside world today? What views does Germany hold during the euro crisis? What makes Germany an “export world champion”? How does Germany differ from many other great powers? After the German war…

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