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Presentation made for the Comenius project "A Wolrd of Differences" at IES Blas Infante. Córdoba. Spain

Presentation made for the Comenius project "A Wolrd of Differences" at IES Blas Infante. Córdoba. Spain


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  • 1. Germany Federal Republic
  • 2.
    • Germany is a Federal Country which has 16 Federal States. It's on the “heart” of Europe.
    • Each state has its own constitution, parliament and government.
  • 3.
    • Germany is the country with the highest population on the European Union (82,5 million inhabitants).
    • There are a lot of immigrants: 7,3 million.
  • 4.
    • Cold winters and cool summers. In the centre temperatures are more extreme but prolonged periods of frost or snow are not common. Rain falls throught the year.
    THE CLIMATE
    • Extremes commonly reach -10°C in winter and 35°C in the summer months.
  • 5. NATURAL HERITAGE
    • Germany receives millions of tourists every year. Many of them visit the country’s attractive nature reserves.
  • 6. ATTRACTIONS
    • Neuschwanstein castle is a 19th century Bavarian castle on a rugged hill. The palace was commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria known as the "Insane King“. It is one of the country's most popular tourist destinations.
  • 7. ATTRACTIONS
    • In Germany there are 600 fine arts museums:
    • WolfsburgArt museum, New Weimar Museum, Folkwang Museum, Ludwig Museum, Bode Museum, etc.
  • 8. GASTRONOMY (FOOD)
    • German people love
    • cheese and beer.
  • 9. GASTRONOMY (WINE)
    • The German wines grow up in 13 zones.
    • There are more than 140 varieties.
    • They are exported to USA, UK, Japan, Norway, Sweden,...
  • 10. GASTRONOMY (MEAL TIMES)
    • In Germany the meal times are earlier than in Spain. They have lunch between 12:00 and 14:30 and at night, they usually have dinner at 20:00.
  • 11. GERMAN RECIPE: CURRYWURST
    • INGREDIENTS:
    • ketchup
    • spices or paprika
    • sugar
    • salt and pepper
    • curry
    • butter
    • fried potatoes
    • Bratwurst Germany sausages
    Put the ketchup in a saucepan and warm to slow fire. Add curry. Then sugar, salt and pepper. Add spices or paprika. Fry the sausages in a frying pan with butter. You could also grill it. Slice the sausages and spill the sauce on them.
  • 12. POPULAR TRADITIONS
    • “ Polka” is a very traditional dancing from Austria but it's very popular in the zone of Bavaria. It's a fast dance which is danced by couples or groups.
  • 13. POPULAR TRADITIONS
    • There is an important rock festival called “Rock am Ring” at Nürburgring. It is also the track for a Formula One grand prix.
  • 14. POPULAR TRADITIONS
    • Oktoberfest is a festival held each year in Munich, in October. It is the world's largest fair. People drink beer and eat German specialities.
  • 15. RELIGION
    • Christianity is the largest religion in Germany 73%. Then Islam 4% followed by Buddhism and Judaism.
    • Protestants are 39%, Catholics are 31%, Orthodox are 4,7%, nonreligious 25%.
      • The present pope, Benedict XVI (Joseph Ratzinger) is German.
  • 16. RELIGION
    • Luther established Protestantism in 1515 challenging the Catholic Church as he saw it as a corruption of Christian faith. It holds that Scripture is the source of revealed truth.
  • 17. RELIGION: ISLAM IN GERMANY
    • The third religion in importance in Germany is the Islam. A 4%.
    • This is because there are a lot of inmigrants from Turkey.
  • 18. CLICHES OR STEREOTYPES
    • They don't like smiling a lot.
  • 19.
    • They are very neat and they like recycling.
  • 20.
    • They are very
    • hard-working and
    • very skillful people.
  • 21.
    • They have the only female Prime Minister in Europe.
      • Angela Merkel
  • 22. AN IMPORTANT WOMAN
    • Hildegard Von Bingen (1098-1179)
    • German scientist, philosopher, theologian and composer.
    • Hildegard was considered, by historians to be among the most important scientists of her age and perhaps the most significant woman scientist in Medieval Europe.
    • She was also considered a healer and early theologian and she was venerated in the church.
  • 23. GROUP MEMBERS
    • Inmaculada López Cubero
    • Bibiana Granados Jurado
    • Beatriz Cabello Barón
    • Paola Lira García
    • IES Blas Infante. Córdoba. Spain. ICT Tourism.
    • For Comenius A World of Differences and School Peace Project
    • January 2009