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Germany’s legendary capital, Berlin, was once the center of political tension…but now it is a vibrant, artistic city and all of its history remains intact. Famous for its beer and its Riesling wine from the magnificent Rhine valley, Germany has great culture, warm, English-speaking locals, and world-class transport and health care…not to mention affordable prices.

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Germany Fast Facts

Population: 81,147,265

Capital: Berlin

Language: German

Climate: Maritime and temperate, wet summers and winters

Coastline: 2,389km

Location: Central Europe, bordering Netherlands, Poland and France

Country Code: 49

Time Zone: GMT+1

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