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  • Reichstag
    Keep it Clean

    The Chancellor’s office in Berlin is known locally as as the “washing machine”.

  • German Flag
    Serious Dough

    There are more than 300 kinds of bread in Germany.

  • graffiti
    Chew on that

    Gummy Bears were invented by a German - Hans Riegel.

  • Water way

    70 percent of German highways have no speed limit.

  • Germany Festival
    Do or Donut

    When JFK visited Berlin, he infamously said “Ich bin ein Berliner,” which also translates to “I am a jelly donut.”

Fast Facts

  • Official Name: Republic of Germany
  • Capital: Berlin
  • Population: 81.1 million
  • Official Language: German
  • Currency: Euro
  • Government Type: Federal Republic
  • Academic Year
    Semester 1: October to March
    Semester 2: April to September 

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