Capital: Berlin Population: 82.4 million Currency: Euro Official Language: German Borders: Denmark (North), Poland (North/East), Czech Republic (East), Austria (South), Switzerland (South), France (South/West), Belgium (West), Netherlands (West) GNP per Capita: $28,280 (8th in world) Main Airport: Frankfurt Main International - Frankfurt
Germany is bordered by nine states, and occupies one of the most strategically important trade routes in the world. It is the world's second biggest exporter, and the home of the luxury car brands such as Mercedes and Porsche. It was united in 1871 as Prussia, and then divided in 1945 after the downfall of the Nazi's into East and West Germany. Unification came in 1989. It has a broad climate, ranging from freezing winters in the north and the central mountains, to sunny conditions in the west.
Click on one of the city links on th eleft to see details about the Bundesliga stadiums in Germany. For those of you who have never been to Germany before leave all your preconceptions here. Everything you have ever heard about Germany and its inhabitants is completely untrue – well almost. For those of you who have been here before then welcome back. This chapter aims to dispel a few myths about the country as well as arming you with information on some of those quirky customs unique to the Germans.
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