Germany has the largest population of all the countries of the EU. Its territory stretches from the North Sea and the Baltic Sea, to the North, to the Alps in the South, and cross it with some of the major rivers of Europe, such as the Rhine, Danube and Elbe.
Germany is a federal Republic. National legislative power corresponds to the Bundestag (lower house or Federal Assembly), whose members are elected every four years by universal suffrage, and the Bundesrat (upper house or Federal Council), which consists of 69 representatives of the 16 federal States (Bundesländer).
At the end of the second world war, Germany was divided into the “Federal Republic” (West Germany) and the ‘Democratic Republic’ (East Germany). The Berlin wall, symbol of division, fell in 1989, and a year later, Germany reunificaba.
German is the language which has the largest number of speakers in the European Union. Germany is the third largest economy in the world. The automobile, precision devices, electronic and telecommunications equipment and chemical and pharmaceutical products are some examples of a huge range of industrial production. Its companies have invested heavily in the Central Europe and Eastern countries that joined the EU in 2004.
Did you know that Germany has more than 150 castles? Some of them have become hotels or museum s. Germany is one of greener world countries, since more than 85% of waste recycled.
Why study in Germany?
- It is one of the more developed countries of the world and an economic power in Europe
- Its people and its culture to Germany become a great destination
- You can perform activities in the open air and in different disciplines
- It is a high-tech country
- It has a high standard of living
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