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Germany

 

On this page you will find a map of Germany and some information about the country. The map is a detail of a Map of the World published by Planet Poster Editons in Germany.

 

This Map of the World costs 11.50 Euros, it is described in detail at www.planetposter.de (only in German) and can be ordered at www.wissenladen.de.

 

Official name of country: Deutschland

Official script of the country: Latin/Latein

Capital: Berlin.

Number of inhabitats: see www.citypopulation.de.

 

Map of Germany

 

Map of Germany with surrounding areas. - Landkarte von Deutschland. - Mapa de Alemania. - Carte de l'Allemagne.

 



Germany's capital is Berlin, which is also the biggest city of the country. Flights to Germany usually go to Frankfurt airport. Other cities indicated in our map are Hamburg, Bremen, Hannover (Hanover), Köln (Cologne), Essen, Dortmund, Leipzig, Stuttgart and München (Munich).
The single official language of Germany is German. Next to German some languages of minorities have more or less half official status: Danisch (in Schleswig-Holstein), Frisian (Schleswig-Holstein und Niedersachen/Lower Saxony), Lower German (or Low German, in northern Germany), Sorbian (in Sachsen/Saxony) und Romani (all over Germany). These are languages of minorities living for many centuries in Germany. Significantly more people in present-day Germany speak completely different languages, for example Turkish (2-3 millions, since the 1970s), Russian (since the 1990s) or Kurdish (since the 1970s). These languages have no official status of any kind. In the constrast, the children living in these communities have many problems in getting along in Germany.
Tourism is of locally high importance in Germany. There are beach holiday facilities in the north at the coasts of North Sea and Baltic Sea, and alpine tourism in the Bavarian Alps in the south. Nearly all cities are connected by a fairly good railway network. We would appreciate more detailed information, also about tourism, flights, or individual tours to Benin.

 

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Links to all continents:

Afrika   Antarktis   Asien   Australien/Ozeanien   Europa   Nord- und Mittelamerika   Südamerika   World

 

 

 

This is our Map of the World with original scripts (original size 70 x 100 cm), from which the detailed map shown above has been cut out. The numbers of city inhabitants and vegetational zones were researched by hand for every country, by using the sources listed below. This procedure prevented the map from containing traditional errors provoked by simply copying such information from previous maps.

The map can be ordered for 11.50 Euros (+ postage and packing) at www.wissenladen.de.

 

Sources on which the information contained in this map is based:

 

The vegetational base map was aligned with satellite pictures from Google Earth.

The official names of the countries are quite well researched at www.geonames.de.

Also here you can find information on the geography of many countries: www.geographixx.de.

The numbers of inhabitants of the cities were taken from www.citypopulation.de.

And the mountain peak altitudes were largely derived form www.peakbagger.com.

 

This is the link to the sitemap, where all areas with maps are linked.

 

 

The Map of the World was compiled by F. Welter-Schultes (Planet Poster Editions, Göttingen, Germany). Copyright (c) 2006 R. Krätzner & F. Welter-Schultes.

Commercial reprints of detailed maps like this one, including on commercial web pages, are not principally excluded, but require explicite permission of the publisher. We will be pleased to grant such a permission, prices are individually negociable and certainly not too expensive.
Please contact fwelter#gwdg.de (replace # by @, this is to avoid spam mails).

Reprints for non-commercial purposes are even less complicated - but also in these cases please inform the publisher in advance, and in any case mention the source www.planetposter.de.

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