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People and Culture

People, language and culture are what make German culture so unique. It has played an important role in Europe's history, not only. English speakers call it German, Germans themselves call it Deutschland. Germany is known as a land of poets and thinkers. German culture has been influenced and shaped throughout Germany's rich history and as an integral part of the Holy Roman Empire, and subsequently became one of the world's most stable economies. While today, Germany is home to 82.2 million people including Germans and a handful of other respectable nations, and together they make Germany a land of values, unique celebrations and cultures.

In this article, we have provided facts about German culture, which have its roots in the early first millennium, though in the long run it lost and gained distinctive features in historical events not only similar to Germany but the rest of Europe. First, here are some facts about modern Germany. Although English-speaking countries call it German, the Germans call it Deutschland. l'Allemagne in French, Germania in Latin and Almanya in Turkish.

Berlin is its capital, but Hamburg, Munich and Cologne are also among the major German cities. It is estimated that the average woman in Germany lives about 83, while the average man lives to 79. The main language is the German religion and the main religion is Christianity. There are many sectors of the German population, because they drink a lot of beer (of course), they work hard and they save time (and that's true), and that the unemployment rate in Germany is very low (it's true too).

The weather:

Legally spring is between the months of March, April and May in Germany. Summer is from June to August. Autumn is between the months of September, October and November and winter is December through February. However, it is not unusual to have snow in May when cherry trees with full blossoms or warm and humid days in October are paired with beautiful autumn colors.


Unfortunately, the official language of that country is German. More than 95 percent of the population speaks German as their first language, according to the Angelo State University's Center for International Study. Other languages spoken include Serbia in eastern Germany; North and West Frisian, spoken near the Rhine region; and Danish, spoken mainly in the area near the Danish border. Romanian, an indigenous language, is also Turkish and Kurdish.


In Germany 65% of the population professes to be Christian, 29% of whom are Catholic. There is also a small Muslim group of 4.4%. A high proportion of up to 36% do not identify themselves as religious or other than Christianity or Islam.


Germany is one of the leading countries in terms of learning, too. The German publishers, publish about 94 billion books a year, and the International Frankfurt Book Fair, the world's most important event, is held in Germany. Many do not know, but the first known book was printed in German, just as it was the first widely known magazine. According to a study by Allensbach Media Market Analysis, 44.6% of Germans read a book at least once a week, and 58.3% of Germans buy at least one book a year.

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