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    • Germany A great country
    • These are some of the landmarks
      • Brandenburg Gate (Berlin)
      • Cologne Cathedral
      • Holsten gate (Luebeck)
      • Schloss Neuschwanstein
      • Fernsehtrum (Berlin)
      • Hermannsdenkmal (near Detmold)
      • Frauenkirche, Munich
      • Berlin wall
    • Cities Of Germany
      • Berlin
      • Luebeck
      • Munich
      • Detmold
    • The people
      • Percent of English speakers
      • Birth rate
      • Death rate
    • Brandenburg Gate
      • Represents peace
      • Ironically part of the Berlin Wall
      • Most well known landmark
      • Main entrance to the city
      • It once divided Germany, now it unifies Germany
    • Cologne Cathedral
      • Spires 157 meters high
      • Roman catholic church
      • Tallest gothic building in the world
      • Bombed 14 times in World War 2, did not collapse.
      • Interior is massive
    • Holsten Gate
      • Built in the 15 th century
      • One of the most important commercial hubs in Germany
      • Symbolizes the fortification of Luebeck, and the self confidence of the former queen of the Hanseatic league
      • Luebeck’s most famous attraction
      • Made by a merchant
    • Schloss Neuschwanstein
      • Built by Ludwig II, King of Bavaria
      • Started in 1869
      • Partly inhabitable in 1873
      • Done in the old German's Knight’s castle
      • Has Romanesque and Gothic features
    • Fernsehtrum
      • A TV tower
      • 368 meters tall
      • Tallest building in Germany
      • Built in 1965-69
      • Gives you an overview of the capital
    • Herrmannsdenkmal
      • Unveiled in 1875
      • 19 meters
      • A memorial of Germany’s defeat in France in the Franco-Prussian war
      • Translation is The Herrmann Monument
      • Believed to be tainted by Nazism
    • Frauenkirche
      • Foundation laid by Duke Sigismund in 1468
      • Constructed in a record of 20 years
      • It is 358 feet tall and 131 feet wide
      • Interior decorated with Baroque elements
      • Organ built in 1994
      • Some of the original interior was lost in air raids in WWII
    • Berlin Wall
      • Built August 13, 1961
      • Cut through 192 streets
      • 1991, The wall was torn down
      • It was 107 Kilometers
      • A red line replaces the wall, reaches 20 kilometers
      • Some pieces were souvenirs.
    • Berlin
      • The capital of Germany
      • Biggest city in Germany
      • Has about 3-4 million inhabitants
      • The Brandenburg gate is the most important symbol
      • Came from the Slavic syllable “Berl” meaning swamp
      • Mentioned in 1244
    • Luebeck
      • A modern city enclosed by historic walls
      • Heart of the city is the Old Town
      • Locals go to the old town in the evenings
      • Best known theaters are here
      • Buntekuh had a pasture for cows until WWII
    • Munich
      • Founded in 1158
      • In political unrest after WWI
      • The skyline’s not too high, only church spires dominate
      • Rebuilt in 1945
      • It’s the capital of Bavaria
      • In 1939, Hitler suppressed a separatist plot
    • Detmold
      • Furniture making, chief industry
      • Chartered at about 1350
      • The population is 73680 people
      • The Herrmannsdenkmal is in Detmold
      • Jews were first mentioned in 1345, in Detmold
      • Located between Dortmund and Hannover
    • Percent of English speakers
      • Has 36 million English speakers
      • About 75-80%
      • New generation is being taught English
      • 60-70 people speak it in a conversation
      • 10% speak “good” English
    • Birth Rate
      • It is falling
      • 8.6 in 1,000 people
      • Lowest birth rate in Europe
      • Rose slightly
      • Rose by about 3,400 babies
      • Infant mortality rate is 3.99 deaths out of 1,000
    • Death rate
      • 10.9 out of 1,000 people
      • 168,000 more deaths
      • Overweight is not the cause of death
      • Lowest mortality rate
    • Bibliography
      •   &quot;Berlin: The Brandenburg Gate.&quot; Berlin: Districts and Landmarks . Web. 19 Jan. 2010. <http://www.berlin-landmarks.com/brandenburg_gate.html>.
      • &quot;Cologne Cathedral - Cologne, Germany.&quot; Sacred Sites at Sacred Destinations - Explore sacred sites, religious sites, sacred places . Web. 19 Jan. 2010. <http://www.sacred-destinations.com/germany/cologne-cathedral>.
      • &quot;Detmold (Germany) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia.&quot; Encyclopedia - Britannica Online Encyclopedia . Web. 19 Jan. 2010. <http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/159563/Detmold>.
      • (these are some of my sources)