While the German’s are crazy and famous for their beer, sausages, football & Oktoberfest, Germany no doubt is a wonderful place & there’s a lot more to it! Having said that, here are 15 amazing facts –
“Kranz Koelsch” by Tim ‘Avatar’ Bartel – Own work.
Germans are the second largest beer consumers in the world and beer is considered a food in Bavaria. Now how awesome is that! But for some reason, footballer Michael Ballack doesn’t prefer beer. Let’s drop him a line, asking why
The most popular German surname is ‘MÃ¼ller’ – You’ve probably seen and heard of ‘Thomas Muller’ during the 2014 FIFA Football World Cup!
There are over 150 castles & 400 Zoos in Germany. As a matter of fact, that’s a world record for the number of Zoos!
‘Ohh Christmas Tree oh Christmas Tree’ – well, not quite the X’mas Carol, but it’s the Christmas tree tradition that came from Germany.
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The Germans are also fond of bread & there are over 300 different varieties of it.
German is the third most commonly taught language worldwide & is also spoken by more than 100 million people across the globe!
German airline – Lufthansa is the largest airline in the world in terms of the number of passenger kilometer flown & fleet size.
Berlin has the largest train station in Europe & is nine times bigger than Paris! Well, one another note, it was during 1989 that the Berlin Wall fell.
Love commuting by Taxi? Great then, most taxis in Germany are Mercedes!
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