Germany By: Kaitlyn blaskowski

The official language in Germany is German. About 95% of the population there speaks German as their primary language.
Lederhosen, which means leather trousers in German, are short pants worn by men. Dirndl is a ruffled apron dress worn by the women. This style was popular in the 18th century.

Rouladen is thinly sliced beef wrapped around bacon, onions, and pickles. Rouladen are traditionally served for dinner. Red wine is often used for a gravy.

Black Forest mini pies. Typically, Black Forest has seven layers of chocolate sponge cake with whipped cream and cherries. Then decorated with additional whipped cream, maraschino cherries, and chocolate shavings.

Lechfalls located in Füssen, Germany. Was made in the 18th century and is now a big tourist attraction.

Albert Einstein was born March 14, 1879 in Ulm, Germany. His father was a salesman and engineer. Later in his life he got married twice and had 3 kids.

Zugspitz is 2,962 feet above sea level. Making it the highest mountain in Germany. Zugspitz was first climbed on August 27, 1820 by Josef Naus.
Adidas is the second largest sportswear manufacturer worldwide and was named after its founder, Adolf Dassler. Adolf started producing shoes in the 1920s in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

No doubt that Football is the most famous sport in Germany by far. Germany has been in international competition since 1908.

The Germany national football team has won four FIFA World Cups (1954, 1974, 1990, 2014), being the second most successful nation in the tournament only surpassed by Brazil.

Germany winters are cold, with temperatures often dropping below zero. In turn, there are great winter sport areas in Germany, especially in higher German regions such as the Bavarian Alps. Other parts of Germany are often blessed with a white Christmas as well, but there is no guarantee for snow. German winters are unpredictable and you should always be prepared for rain. The average temperature being around 30 degrees in some areas of Germany.

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