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Germany is a modern, cosmopolitan country with about 82 million inhabitants. Its society is shaped by a plurality of lifestyles and truly different ethnocultural diversity, a high standard of living, and freedom of choice.
Germany comes 2nd in international image survey
In the Nation Brands Index, a global survey ranking 50 countries in terms of their attractiveness, Germany has once again taken second place. The Unit...
Nation Brands Index 2012
It is one of the world’s most successful programmes for cultural exchange: in 2012 UNESCO is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention. That’s why people around the globe will be focusing this year on the significance of the convention for cultural cooperation.
UNESCO World Heritage
Germany long had a reputation for being staid, sedate and provincial. Being cool and “in” was not the main quality Germans were credited with. Berlin, though, is a different matter: for years now, the Spree metropolis has seen a constant influx of creative workers, artists, scientists and academics from across the globe. Especially in summer, hosts of young people flock to Berlin from all over the world.
Summer in Berlin
From Classical to pop, Germany has one of the most dynamic music scenes in the world.
The Germans enjoy fashion and the style found on German streets has completely changed in recent decades. Fashion from Germany shows character and identity.
Fashion in Germany
Goethe, Bach and Beethoven – the cultural life of Germany has a long and rich tradition. Nowadays, however, names like the painter, Gerhard Richter and the director, Fatih Akin, and German hip-hop, al...
Culture in Germany
Social networks are here to stay in the lives of most children and youth. But the manner in which youth carelessly handle their personal data on the Internet is often criticized.
Germany is a country full of culinary delights. From sophisticated confections and delicate baked goods, to the textured flavours of its many meat and vegetable dishes, German cuisine treats the palate to a broad spectrum of tastes....
Food and Drink
Germany is a book country: With around 95,000 titles published or re-published annually, it is one of the world’s leading book nations. There are more than 4,000 book stores and 7,500 libraries in Ger...
Literature in Germany