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  • 1. Germany A great country
  • 2. 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
  • 3. Cities Of Germany
    • Berlin
    • Luebeck
    • Munich
    • Detmold
  • 4. The people
    • Percent of English speakers
    • Birth rate
    • Death rate
  • 5. 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
  • 6. 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
  • 7. 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
  • 8. 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
  • 9. Fernsehtrum
    • A TV tower
    • 368 meters tall
    • Tallest building in Germany
    • Built in 1965-69
    • Gives you an overview of the capital
  • 10. 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
  • 11. 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
  • 12. 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.
  • 13. 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
  • 14. 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
  • 15. 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
  • 16. 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
  • 17. 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
  • 18. 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
  • 19. Death rate
    • 10.9 out of 1,000 people
    • 168,000 more deaths
    • Overweight is not the cause of death
    • Lowest mortality rate
  • 20. 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)