In this collection of interesting facts about Germany you will read about the environment, famous inventions & discoveries and tidbits about everyday life in Germany.
Deutschland is known as "das Land der Dichter und Denker" (the country of poets and thinker). German literature and classical music are recognised internationally. Well-known and less-known inventions made their way around the world.
However, it is the trivia of everyday life that helps people from abroad to discover what makes the Germans tick.
You love to listen to good-natured gossip? Read on and discover some insider stories and fun facts about life in Germany.
There are quite a few fun and interesting facts about Germany and German life that surprise foreigners again and again.
Albert Einstein is probably the most influential and recognised scientist born in Germany. However, there are many more German inventions which influence our every day life.
Here are a few worth to mention.
Germans love to escape into the nature on weekends, either by car or bicycle, even on foot. The first warm days in spring see hordes of walkers and cyclists on popular walking tracks along rivers and in forests. But there is always a way to avoid the crowds and find a tranquil place.