We want to introduce Germany, because it is a very nice country. Germany was a founding member of the European Union in 1993. Germany’s currency was marks, but now it is euros. After the second world war tehre were two German states, but now it is only one. After the United States, it is the second most popular human migration destination. Germany’s population – 82 million people. Largest river of Germany – Rhine. Germany’s nature is very different and nice. Germany’s capital and the largest city is Berlin.
Berlin is the only city in the world with three active opera houses. The auditoriums of the Berliner Staatsoper, the Deutsche Oper Berlin and the Komische Oper can play to a total of 4,411 audience members.
There are over 180 kilometers of navigable waterways within the Berlin city limits in Berlin. This makes it possible to explore Berlin by boat.
There is the longest open- air gallery in Berlin.
The East Side Gallery is a 1.3 kilometer section of the Berlin Wall. It is painted with 101 images by artists from 21 countries, making it the longest open-air gallery in the world.
There are two zoos in Berlin: Tierpark and Zoologisher Garten. Berlin has more bridges than Venice, but of course the city is also much bigger than the Italian island. Berlin has the largest train station in Europe. Berlin is nine times bigger than Paris.
Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany after Berlin. Hamburg is not far from Lithuania. You can reach the city by ferry from Klaipėda via Kiel.
The second largest Seaport of Europe is located in Hamburg. Some facts about Hamburg:
Hamburg has more than 2,300 bridges – a greater number than Venice and Amsterdam together. 14% of Hamburg is green. Hamburg’s town hall is one of the largest in the country – it has 647 rooms – and it is one of the most beautiful governmental buildings in Germany. There is the biggest Japanese garden in Europe. The park is a popular visiting place for city residents in summertime. Hamburg has the world’s largest train set. There is the first zoo with no cages. The term ‘Hamburger’ originally derived from Hamburg.