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Germany

Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a federal parliamentary republic in Central Europe. Our country consists of 16 states, and its capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany covers an area of 357.021 square kilometres and has a largely temperate seasonal climate. With 81.8 million inhabitants, it is the most populous member state in the European Union. Germany is one of the major political and economic powers of the European continent.

 

 

 

History


After World War II Germany became one of the most important countrys in Europe. However, it was divided up into two parts : the DDR and BDR. Since 1989 Germany is united.
1914 - 1918 World War I
1919 - 1933 The Republic of Weimar
1933 - 1939 Hitler’s Dictatorship
1939 - 1945 World War II
1945 - 1949 Seperation of Germany ( DDR & BDR)
1961 Construction of the „Berliner Mauer“
1971 - 1989 Fall of the „Berliner Mauer“

 

 

Politics


 

Joachim Gauck

is our federal president since 2012.

 

 

Angela Merkel

is our federal chancellor since 2005.

 

 


Famous cities and the characteristics of Germany


 

Berlin

 

  • Capital of Germany
  • Brandenburger Tor
  • Reichstag
  • “Currywurst”

 

 


 

Hamburg

 

  • Hamburger Hafen – biggest port of Germany
  • Roll of fish
  • Musicals

 

 


 

Munish

 

  • Oktoberfest
  • “Brezen und Semmeln”
  • Weißwurst und Bier
  • Zugspitze in Bavaria – biggest mountain in Germany
  • Alps in Bavaria
  • Leather trousers and dirndl

 

 


 

Frankfurt on the Main

 

  • “Frankfurter”
  • City of banks
  • “Der Römer”

 

 

Gymnasium Philippinum Weilburg: Our school !

http://www.philippinum-weilburg.de


 

In the following text we want to present you our school “Gymnasium Philippinum Weilburg”. It was founded in 1540 in Weilburg. At this point of time it was a school for rich boys and it was a latinschool. Today our school counts 127 teachers and circa 1.500 students. You can find it in Weilburg in the Lessingstraße. There are four buildings, one for science, one main building, one for music and art and one for the new pupils. Since spring we’ve got a new cantine. In addition we have two gyms. Near the school there are a swimming pool and the river Lahn. There you do some freetime activities e.g. rowing. At our school you are able to do different acitivities in the afternoon voluntary: Singing, science, orchestra and some more. As a subject you can learn English, French, Latin, Spanish and Russian. There you can make some exchanges with Russia, Kazakhstan, Canada, Spain and France. Our school is a mint-school (Maths, informatics, science and technology) and an environmental school. If you want you can borrow some books at our library. And some students write articles for our school-newspaper. Our A-level we do with G8. And if there are some problems between the students our mediation pupils will help you to solve your problems. Hopefully you know something about our school now, and we hope you´ll enjoy it!

 

 

 

Germany opens the new Comenius project



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