Fast Facts Germany
Germany is one of the biggest countries in Western Europe, and one of the most culturally and economically influential nations in the world. German Cars, Leather Shorts, Manufacturing Industries etc. are known around the globe. Majorly Germany is famous for economics, engineering, automotive technology, and many other fields to study and pursue a career.
Education in Germany
Germany is one of the best countries to study abroad, and continuously gaining popularity in the world due to its quality education and excellent teaching. The core reason behind considering Germany is low fees structure and the country has ranked as the fourth most population destination for international students in the world.
GOOD REASONS TO STUDY IN GERMANY:
- Variety of courses available
- Easy access to Schengen zone
- Multicultural society
- Widely recognized for its manufacturing sector & Machineries.
- Part time jobs available minimum wage 8-10 Euro.
Germany has a rich culture. For centuries it was the land of many intellectual people and greatest events. They influenced and shaped not just the culture of the old continent of Europe, but the culture of the whole globe. Their traces are all over the place and history.
Germany, with over 81 million residents, is the second most populated country in Europe just behind Rusia. 91% of the population is German, while Turkish are the biggest minority group with 2.4%. 70% identify themselves as Christians, 3.7% are declared as Muslims, while the rest are don’t belong to a religion or have a religion other than Christian or Muslim.
Germans are known as hard-workers. They admire precision and don’t like excuses or making jokes out of them. Their attitude is cold and may seem unfriendly at first, but after all they are good people. They love food, so it’s not surprising they have a lot traditional dishes. Their favorite drink is beer. Germans annual consumption of beer per capita is 106 litters, third worldwide. Germany produces more than 300 varieties of baked bread.
Octoberfest, the greatest event of their favorite drink, the beer, is one of the many events that are held in Germany. Berlin Film Festival brings together film and art celebrities from all the world.
Germans are very good at construction and automotive industries, making them one of the toughest competitors worldwide in these fields. Their impact and presence in historical architecture is all over Europe (Romanesque buildings, Gothics, Classicists, Baroque, Rococos and Renascences). Mostly there are old castles and religion objects. The tallest church in Germany is the Cathedral of Ulm 161.53 meters high.
The homeland of many famous intellectual people who left their mark in history, that they gave to the world, are people like Einstein and Mozart. Germany is known as Das Land der Dichter und Denker (the country of poets and thinkers).
Another thing that will make you love Germany is their traditional delicious food. Here are 10 most known German foods:
Spätzle is a kind of vegetarian pasta, which contains eggs, flour, salt and little water to inflate the dough.
Bratwursts are sausages from pork meat and are part of every barbeque in Germany. Most known are the ones from Nurnberg.
Are also pork meat. This food was invented in Berlin by Herta Heuwer in 1949.
Potatoes are considered to be typical German food. So, it is not a surprise they made a joke out of it. Germans eat at least a portion of this food in a day.
Sauerbraten is a dish of meat. Basically, you just sink a piece of beef in hot juices for hours and hours and you’ll get a soft and delicious food at the end.
Maultaschen is another delicious food you must try if you are in Germany. It is a dish made of a lot of stuff like pork and beef, but it also has its vegetarian version.
Here is the other dish made with pork meat. Leberkäse is served in little pieces with bread and mustard rather than a real meal. It is a sausage but in contrast with other German sausages, it is kept in the oven for a long time.
You slice a piece of veal-meat and cover it with flour, egg and tiny pieces of bread, and then you put it oil or butter until it becomes golden on the outside. That is how you cook Schnitzel.
Rouladen takes time to prepare it. If you decide to cook it you’ll need a thin slice of meat where you put some ingredients like mustard, onions, ham and then you roll it to give the form of a cylinder. Then you’ll have to grill it.
You thought Gulasch originated from elsewhere. Well, you were correct. But, Germans have their own variation. German Gulasch is made of a sliced piece of meat combined with rich sauce and sometimes with some wine which makes it softer and tender.