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