By Chance JacksonGERMANY
Physical Characteristics• Germany is separate into  there sections; north, central  and southern Germany.• Germany has thr...
Physical Characteristics continued                 • Northern Germany is                   covered by the North           ...
Map of Germany
LandformsElbe River                  Alps Mountains
Cultural Characteristics• The official language of Germany is German.  – Different dialects of German is spoken in    Germ...
Customs & Traditions• Every year during October in Germanys  capital city Munich, a beer festival takes  place.• German Un...
Economy• Germany is the largest  national economy in  Europe   – The fourth-largest by     nominal GDP in the world.• Expo...
Global Brands
History• 500 BC, the Germanic tribes appear in northern  Germany.• 1914 Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.• 1914 -...
History Continued• 1939 - 1945 World War II• 1961 Berlin Wall is built• 1991 Berlin named new capital
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Germany pp

  1. 1. By Chance JacksonGERMANY
  2. 2. Physical Characteristics• Germany is separate into there sections; north, central and southern Germany.• Germany has three rivers that enter the country. – The Elbe and Rhine river connect Germany to the sea .• The area is mostly elevated in southern part while the northern part is flat.
  3. 3. Physical Characteristics continued • Northern Germany is covered by the North German Plain. • The Alps are located in Southern Germany, bordering Switzerland and Austria.
  4. 4. Map of Germany
  5. 5. LandformsElbe River Alps Mountains
  6. 6. Cultural Characteristics• The official language of Germany is German. – Different dialects of German is spoken in Germany• 64% of Germans are Christians and 31% are Catholic. – 5% of Germans live under another religion
  7. 7. Customs & Traditions• Every year during October in Germanys capital city Munich, a beer festival takes place.• German Unity Day, October 3rd celebrates the date when the Reunification Treaty was signed.• In Germany they celebrate Christmas so much that their celebrations begin December six.
  8. 8. Economy• Germany is the largest national economy in Europe – The fourth-largest by nominal GDP in the world.• Exports account for more than one-third of national output.• Well known global brands are Mercedes Benz, BMW, Adidas, Audi, Porsche, DHL, T-Mobile, Lufthansa, and Nivea.
  9. 9. Global Brands
  10. 10. History• 500 BC, the Germanic tribes appear in northern Germany.• 1914 Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.• 1914 - 1918 World War I.• 1933 Adolf Hitler appointed Chancellor of Germany.• 1934 Hitler pronounces himself Fuehrer.• 1933 - 1945 Nazi Germany• 1942-1945 Holocaust
  11. 11. History Continued• 1939 - 1945 World War II• 1961 Berlin Wall is built• 1991 Berlin named new capital
  12. 12. End of Presentation

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