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10 Interesting Germany Facts

Monday, October 17th 2011. | Places


German territory covers an area of 137,850 square meters. Germany consists of 16 countries, 3 of whom are city states (Hamburg, Berlin, Bremen). Germany is bordered by Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland and Switzerland. Germany has some unique facts, here are 10 interesting Germany facts.

Fact 1:

German Bread

German Bread

There are about 300 types of bread in Germany, Germany is one country with the highest varieties of bread in Europe.

Fact 2:
In World War II, the German sub sunk by a broken toilet.

Fact 3:
The Germans answered the phone with their name instead of Halo.

Fact 4:
The number of clubs in German football fans greater than in any other country.

Fact 5:

70 percent of German highways has no speed limit.

Fact 6:
Germany claims that they are the fifth largest economy in the world.

Fact 7:
Johannes Gutenberg was a German developed a technique for printing with movable type around 1450.

German Highway

German Highway

Fact 8:
Germany is the second largest beer consumer in the world, has become a culture of drinking beer in Germany.

Fact 9:
Gummy Bear was created by a German named Hans Riegel.

Fact 10:

Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest

The biggest festival in Germany is the Oktoberfest, but this festival starts in September. This is one of the interesting facts about Germany.



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