GERMANY

GERMANY (Bundesrepublik Deutschland)

  • Flag:  The German tricolored flag of black, red and gold symbolizes German unity and freedom. It represents republican democracy, the colors of which originated from the uniform of the German soldiers during the Napoleonic Wars.
  • Total Area: 137,846 sq mi (357,021 sq km)
  • Government: Federal republic
  • Languages: German
  • Religion: Protestant 34%, Roman Catholic 34%, Islam 4%, Unaffiliated or other 28%
  • Date/s visited: March 2014 (4 days)

Blog entries:

  1. BERLIN: Views of the city from Panoramapunkt (Berlin)
  2. BERLIN: Madame Tussauds, the legendary wax musuem (Berlin)
  3. BERLIN: A walking tour around the grey city (Part 2) (Berlin)
  4. BERLIN: A walking tour around the grey city (Part 1) (Berlin)
  5. BERLIN: The wall of shame (Berlin)
  6. BERLIN: Brandenburg Gate, a symbol of European peace and unity (Berlin)
  7. All aboard! A 2-night Color Magic cruise from Oslo, Norway to Kiel, Germany (Kiel)
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