GeographyDinner<br />GERMANY<br />Lorena Mendizábal<br />Renata Díaz<br />Gala Moreno<br />Sidelia Guzmán<br />Daniela Gon...
FLAG<br />Germany’s flagis tricolor consisting <br />of three equal horizontal bands displaying the<br />national colors o...
The colors on the German flag <br />represent the following:<br /><ul><li>Yellow - a symbol of generosity
Red - bravery, strength and valor
Black – determination</li></li></ul><li>Germany is a country in <br />Western Europe<br />
CAPITAL<br />Berlin is the capital city of Germany. It has <br />a population of 3.4 million people,<br />and is Germany's...
The territory covers almost 360,000 km2; it is the seventh largest country by area in Europe and the 63rd largest in the w...
Geographical<br />Characteristics<br />Germany has a variety of landscapes. <br /><ul><li>In the south, the Bavarian Alps ...
<ul><li>In the southwest is the Black Forest. It is the</li></ul>country’s largest wooded area. <br /><ul><li>The north co...
RIVERS<br />Three large rivers flow through Germany:<br />The longest is the Rhine River. It is one of the <br />world’s g...
The Elbe is the second-longest river in Germany. <br />At the mouth of the Elbe is the city of Hamburg, <br />Germany’s bu...
The Danube River rises in southern Germany. <br />It carries many industrial products to other <br />European countries.<b...
<ul><li>Population: 82,000,000 
Population Density: 230/km2 </li></li></ul><li>Language:<br />German is the official language. It is one of 23 official la...
CURRENCY: Euro<br />The Euro is the official<br /> currency of the Eurozone.<br />
MAIN INDUSTRIES<br />Germany’s main industrial regions are the Ruhr, an area of coal mines and steel mills; Bavaria in the...
Natural Resources<br />The most significant natural resources are<br />iron ore, coal, potash, timber, lignite, <br />uran...
NationalMonuments<br />Bode Museum<br />Cathedral<br />
Museum Island<br />New Museum<br />
Old Museum<br />Old National Gallery<br />
Olympic Stadium<br />Pergamon Museum<br />
National Holidays<br /><ul><li>Easter:</li></ul>Easter is one of the most important <br />holidays in Germany. On Easter D...
<ul><li>St. NikolausDay</li></ul>December 6th is the celebration of St. Nikolaus.<br />Small gifts are distributed <br />t...
<ul><li>Christmas (Weihnachten):</li></ul>The official Christmas holiday in Germany is on<br /> December 25 and 26, howeve...
Traditional Dress<br />Men:<br />The 'Lederhosen', <br />knee-length trousers<br />or short-pants made<br />from leather a...
Traditional food<br />Kasslermit Sauerkraut:Smoked pork chops, served with Sauerkraut  and potatoes.<br />
Sauerkraut:<br />Finely shredded cabbage that has been fermented<br />by various lactic acid bacteria.<br />Schwarzwälder ...
Music<br />Germany claims some of the world's most<br />renowned classical music composers, including<br />Ludwig van Beet...
Religion in Germany (2008)<br />No Religion                         34.1%<br />Roman Catholicism              30.0%<br />P...
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  1. 1. GeographyDinner<br />GERMANY<br />Lorena Mendizábal<br />Renata Díaz<br />Gala Moreno<br />Sidelia Guzmán<br />Daniela González<br />
  2. 2. FLAG<br />Germany’s flagis tricolor consisting <br />of three equal horizontal bands displaying the<br />national colors of Germany: black, red, and yellow.<br />
  3. 3. The colors on the German flag <br />represent the following:<br /><ul><li>Yellow - a symbol of generosity
  4. 4. Red - bravery, strength and valor
  5. 5. Black – determination</li></li></ul><li>Germany is a country in <br />Western Europe<br />
  6. 6. CAPITAL<br />Berlin is the capital city of Germany. It has <br />a population of 3.4 million people,<br />and is Germany's largest city.<br />
  7. 7. The territory covers almost 360,000 km2; it is the seventh largest country by area in Europe and the 63rd largest in the world.<br />
  8. 8. Geographical<br />Characteristics<br />Germany has a variety of landscapes. <br /><ul><li>In the south, the Bavarian Alps form the</li></ul> border between Germany and Austria. <br /> These high mountains tower over the <br /> surrounding plains. <br />
  9. 9. <ul><li>In the southwest is the Black Forest. It is the</li></ul>country’s largest wooded area. <br /><ul><li>The north coast is lapped by the North Sea to the</li></ul> west, and the Baltic Sea to the east. Both coasts <br /> have long, sandy beaches.<br />
  10. 10. RIVERS<br />Three large rivers flow through Germany:<br />The longest is the Rhine River. It is one of the <br />world’s greatest commercial waterways..<br />
  11. 11. The Elbe is the second-longest river in Germany. <br />At the mouth of the Elbe is the city of Hamburg, <br />Germany’s busiest port.<br />
  12. 12. The Danube River rises in southern Germany. <br />It carries many industrial products to other <br />European countries.<br />
  13. 13. <ul><li>Population: 82,000,000 
  14. 14. Population Density: 230/km2 </li></li></ul><li>Language:<br />German is the official language. It is one of 23 official languages in the European Union.<br />
  15. 15. CURRENCY: Euro<br />The Euro is the official<br /> currency of the Eurozone.<br />
  16. 16. MAIN INDUSTRIES<br />Germany’s main industrial regions are the Ruhr, an area of coal mines and steel mills; Bavaria in the south, where many plants for the manufacturing of automobiles and stereo equipment are located; and Dresden, which has power plants and a growing electronic industry.<br />
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  18. 18. Natural Resources<br />The most significant natural resources are<br />iron ore, coal, potash, timber, lignite, <br />uranium, copper, natural gas, salt, nickel, <br />arable land and water.<br />
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  20. 20. NationalMonuments<br />Bode Museum<br />Cathedral<br />
  21. 21. Museum Island<br />New Museum<br />
  22. 22. Old Museum<br />Old National Gallery<br />
  23. 23. Olympic Stadium<br />Pergamon Museum<br />
  24. 24. National Holidays<br /><ul><li>Easter:</li></ul>Easter is one of the most important <br />holidays in Germany. On Easter Day, <br />families get together and eat a meal together..<br />After the meal, the children search for Easter eggs that the Easter Bunny has left for them.<br />
  25. 25. <ul><li>St. NikolausDay</li></ul>December 6th is the celebration of St. Nikolaus.<br />Small gifts are distributed <br />to those children who have been well-behaved.<br />
  26. 26. <ul><li>Christmas (Weihnachten):</li></ul>The official Christmas holiday in Germany is on<br /> December 25 and 26, however, most people<br /> in Germany begin their observance of Christmas <br />on December 24.<br />
  27. 27. Traditional Dress<br />Men:<br />The 'Lederhosen', <br />knee-length trousers<br />or short-pants made<br />from leather are <br />worn with rustic shoes<br />and wool socks. <br />Women:<br />A closefitting bodice <br />combined with an apron<br />in a different color.<br />
  28. 28. Traditional food<br />Kasslermit Sauerkraut:Smoked pork chops, served with Sauerkraut and potatoes.<br />
  29. 29. Sauerkraut:<br />Finely shredded cabbage that has been fermented<br />by various lactic acid bacteria.<br />Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte:<br />Chocolate cake, with <br />whipped cream and cherries between each layer. <br />
  30. 30. Music<br />Germany claims some of the world's most<br />renowned classical music composers, including<br />Ludwig van Beethoven. Their more modern artists are Scorpions and Ramstein.<br />
  31. 31. Religion in Germany (2008)<br />No Religion   34.1%<br />Roman Catholicism  30.0%<br />Protestantism  29.9%<br />Islam   4.0%<br />Other 2.0%<br />
  32. 32. Thank you for <br />your<br /> attention.<br />

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