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First to introduce daylight saving time

In 1916, Germany was the first to introduce daylight saving time. 1)

First printed book

The first printed book was published in Germany. 2)


In German schools, the lowest grade is 6 and the best grade is 1. 3)

8077 mi of highways

Germany is a paradise for European drivers. The length of the freeways here is almost 13 thousand km (8077 mi). 4)

Coffee drinkers

Germans, like Spaniards and Italians, are more likely to drink coffee than tea. 5)

No denial

In Germany you cannot deny the Holocaust, it is considered a crime. 6)

Beer is food

In one state, Bavaria, one beverage is considered a food - it is beer. 7)

The longest word

The longest German word with 79 letters (or 80 with the newer spelling) is Donaudampfschifffahrtselektrizitätenhauptbetriebswerkbauunterbeamtengesellschaft. 8)


Carnival in Germany is celebrated from the 11th day of the 11th month of the year starting at 11.11 am. 9)


When you call someone in Germany, you will not hear “hello” but the name of the person who answers the phone. 10)

Drinking beer

Germany produces 6,000 different kinds of beer, and the average German drinks as much as 100 liters of beer per year. 11)

University of Heidelberg

The oldest university in Germany is the University of Heidelberg, which was founded in 1368. 12)


Germans love white sausage with sweet mustard (Weisswurst). 13)

414 zoos

If someone loves to go to the zoo, they should go to Germany. There are 414 zoos located there. 14)

Different types of bread

In Germany, you can eat a different kind of bread almost every day. Bakers here bake 300 different types of bread. 15)

germany.txt · Last modified: 2021/10/27 02:10 by aga