Germany

Alpine foothills, Germany

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Germany, though not belonging to the English speaking power bloc, is an economic and cultural powerhouse by itself. It is a federation of 16 states each with its distinctive cultures. Its coastline is in the North and it has large tracts of forests and hilly regions. Portion of Alps in Germany is small but extremely rich in natural beauty.

Historically Germany was formed out of many small geographical areas of diverse cultural traditions, reflecting an image of homogeneity during mid-nineteenth century and again opening up to the world in modern times.

Each of its major cities Munich, Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne, Frankfurt, Dresden is a major tourist destination with its own set of unique attractions, whereas its old world charms such as Neuschwanstein Castle is famed worldwide, as well as its Bavarian Alps boasts breathtaking beauty.

Hitler and World War II left Germany divided and ruined both economically and culturally. Regaining its status as an economic powerhouse from ruins stands as one of the greatest national level rejuvenation. It is now the largest economy in Europe and the second largest exporters in the world.

Its engineering and cars were and still are world famous, as is its love for sports and football. Method is the watchword in German psyche so much so that possibly Germany is the only country in the world ensuring job absorption of each of its PhD students after completion of PhD.

For tourists Germany is a must-visit destination in Europe.

Our story is on Neuschwanstein Castle.

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Germany 51° 9' 56.4876" N, 10° 27' 5.4936" E