Archived from the original on 6 January The president , Frank-Walter Steinmeier 19 March —present , is the head of state and invested primarily with representative responsibilities and powers. East Francia and Holy Roman Empire.
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The renowned Babelsberg Studio in Berlin's suburb Potsdam was established in , thus being the first large-scale film studio in the world. Germany is a leading country in the fashion industry. Retrieved 28 October
Location of Germany in the World. Volume 70 2nd ed. Germany is the second largest music market in Europe, and fourth largest in the world. The defining film genre in West Germany of the s was arguably the Heimatfilm homeland film ; these films depicted the beauty of the land and the moral integrity of the people living in it. Science and technology in Germany.
Archived from the original on 25 September Germany has a social market economy with a highly skilled labour force , a large capital stock , a low level of corruption,  and a high level of innovation. Schütz and Gruber, Mythos Reichsautobahn: Antique Collectors' Club Ltd.
Upon its establishment in , Germany was about two-thirds Protestant [f] and one-third Roman Catholic , with a notable Jewish minority. Archived from the original on 19 March Germans produce their ubiquitous sausages in almost 1, varieties, including Bratwursts , Weisswursts , and Currywursts. Migration to Europe explained in seven charts.
Notable sub-styles that evolved since the 18th century are the German spa and seaside resort architecture. Retrieved 18 February The Journal of the Anthropological Society of Bombay. Cultural sideshow with a serious side. Archived from the original on 25 June
Other faiths existed in the state, but never achieved a demographic significance and cultural impact of these three confessions. The Journal of the Anthropological Society of Bombay. In the 21st century Berlin has emerged as a major international creative centre. Die Fachwerkhäuser der Stadt Braunschweig: Regarding the immigrant background,
Archived from the original on 17 September A developed country with a very high standard of living , it upholds a social security and universal health care system, environmental protection , and a tuition-free university education. Beginning in the 10th century, German territories formed a central part of the Holy Roman Empire.
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Archived PDF from the original on 3 April Archived from the original on 5 May German reunification and History of Germany since In summer , Hungary decided to dismantle the Iron Curtain and open the borders, causing the emigration of thousands of East Germans to West Germany via Hungary.
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- Archived from the original PDF on 26 April Upon its establishment in , Germany was about two-thirds Protestant [f] and one-third Roman Catholic , with a notable Jewish minority. Most of the German universities are public institutions, and students traditionally study without fee payment. Known for its rich cultural history, Germany has been continuously the home of influential and successful artists , philosophers , musicians , sportspeople , entrepreneurs , scientists, engineers, and inventors. Historically, German athletes have been successful contenders in the Olympic Games , ranking third in an all-time Olympic Games medal count when combining East and West German medals.
Air Broker Center International. Archived from the original on 11 November As of [update] , the German military has about 3, troops stationed in foreign countries as part of international peacekeeping forces, including about 1, supporting operations against Daesh , in the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan, and in Kosovo.
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Germany is the seventh most visited country in the world,  with a total of million overnights during Archived from the original on 30 April Germany was affected by the European migrant crisis in as it became the final destination of choice for many asylum seekers from Africa and the Middle East entering the EU. Retrieved 26 November Archived from the original on 23 May Archived from the original on 30 January