Hello - Hallo
How are you doing - Wie geht es?
What is your name? - Wie Heissen Sie?
Thank you - Danke
You are Welcome - Bitte Schön
Please - Bitte
Excuse me - Entschuldigung Sie bitte
Goodbye - Auf wiedersehen
Have a nice day - Einen schönen Tag noch
Germany has a prominent position in the international economy. Germans Johann Sebastian Bach and Ludwig van Beethoven composed some of the world's greatest music. German scientists have made breakthroughs in chemistry, medicine, and physics.
Location: In central Europe-from 1949 to 1990 it was divided into two separate states, West Germany and East Germany.
Official Language: German
Geography: Northern plains, central upland, and the alpine region.
Population - 81,757,600 (Estimated 2010)
Foods: Big meal is at noon. Sauerkraut, perhaps the best known German food, was developed to preserve cabbage. They preserve meat by making such sausages as bratwurst and frankfurters. Germany is a world leader in making beer.
(Primary Sources) World Book Encyclopedia/CIA World Factbook.