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Germany facts are some of the most interesting of the many nation's.
Germans are the world champions in collecting used paper and recycling. Germans are also the world champions in eating bread with 85kg per person per year. In Germany you can buy more than 300 sorts of bread and more than 1500 types of sausages and cold meats. Almost every town in Germany has its own Christmas Market. There are also many Germany facts concerning beer.

There are 1250 breweries in Germany and Becks produced the most beer in 2002 with an unbelievable 551 billion liters. The Oktoberfest in Munich is the largest beer festival in the world. The largest pub in the world can be found in Munich as well.

Germany facts pertaining to geography include that the island of Rügen in the Baltic Sea is the largest island in Germany. Sassnitz on the island of Rügen has the longest pier in
Europe. Lake Constance is third largest lake in Europe and the largest in Germany. Germany facts concerning tourism include the fact that In 2002 British visitors spent 3.4 million nights in Germany. 13 airlines
fly from the UK/Ireland to Germany. Berlin, Munich and Frankfurt were the most visited cities. Other miscellaneous Germany facts include that on November 9, 1989 the Berlin Wall opened, resulting in emotional scenes as hundreds of thousands of East Germans crossed into West Berlin (and West Germany) for the first time.
Finally ,one of the most historic Germany facts is that Albert Einstein one of the greatest scientific thinkers, was born in Ulm, Germany. Eiensten was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1921.

Some amazing Germany facts:
The Beatles played in clubs in the German city of Hamburg before they became well known in Britain and the rest of the world. The German 'autobahns' (motorways) built in the 1930s were the first motorways in Europe. The TV Tower in Alexanderplatz, Berlin is 365m high and took four years to construct. Most people in Germany do not drink tap water, preferring bottled mineral water instead.

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