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Facts about Germany

“Facts about Germany” – in 19 languages

“Facts about Germany” has everything you need to know about Germany today. How the political system works. The guidelines that define foreign policy. The special characteristics of the economy. What is new in art and culture. The new website features articles, background information, images, charts, films and lots of other modules. Focussing on these and many other topics, besides – in no less than 19 languages. On top of which, all the “Facts” (incl. the new book for young adults in 9 languages) can be downloaded as an e-paper.

Experience Germany Refreshed, mobile and highly interactive – deutschland.de has a new face to it

Discover topics, find information, view videos , take part in the Germany Quiz and in online voting, interact with others: If you want to understand what makes Germany tick and what Germany is busy talking about, then visit deutschland.de and its social-media channels .

The Deutschland portal has a new face: young, refreshed, mobile and highly interactive.

Berchtesgaden mit Kehlsteinhaus, Salzbergwerk und Nationalpark

Germany – always worth a visit!

Planning a trip to Germany and looking to inform yourself before you go? The German National Tourist Board uses its website to provide extensive and well‑presented information about towns and cities, culture, events, leisure activities and business trips. Discover Destination Germany through the multimedia prism of www.germany.travel.

German News Service -Discover Germany firsthand

Sep 21, 2017 12:26 PM

360-degree tour: Phantasialand

The German National Tourist Board asked tourists from abroad to vote for their favorite attractions in Germany in 2017. Among the top 10 is the theme park Phantasialand. We took a 360-degree tour of it.

Sep 21, 2017 8:56 AM

German tax income on the rise

Tax income logged by the German government, the 16 states and communities has increased again on the back of record-low unemployment. Financial experts said the trend would continue for the rest of the year.

Sep 21, 2017 8:25 AM

Aleksander Kwasniewski: An unstable Europe needs a strong Germany

The German election campaign has not set Aleksander Kwasniewski’s pulse racing. However, the former Polish president feels the future of Europe has a great deal riding on the outcome.

Sep 21, 2017 12:22 AM

Best of Bundesliga: Christian Pulisic hits number 3,000 - Mark Uth the hero again

A sensational Hoffenheim comeback, a pair of milestones for Christian Pulisic and the obligatory refereeing controversy, it was a packed midweek Bundesliga round. Here's the pick of what happened on Matchday 5.

Sep 20, 2017 10:06 PM

Why are sexual assaults in Bavaria on the rise?

There has been a sharp rise in the number of sexual assaults reported in Bavaria this year and many of the accused offenders are foreigners. But are the numbers plausible? Experts say no.

Sep 20, 2017 6:38 PM

Bundesliga: Augsburg's Daniel Baier suspended after 'obscene gesture'

Augsburg captain Daniel Baier has received a one-match ban after he was caught on camera making an offensive hand gesture. The action led to some unsavory scenes in his club's win over Leipzig on Tuesday.

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Time and weather in Germany

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Africa and Germany

Click on the title to read the full story with an African and German focus

Sep 21, 2017 3:44 PM

International opinions about Germany as a member of the UN

International voices on Germany’s involvement in the United Nations -  Comments from Africa, South America, Europe and Asia.

Sep 21, 2017 10:56 AM

Germany contributes to peace mission

Peace missions have continued to grow in importance as an instrument of crisis prevention and crisis management. Over 120,000 blue helmets from 127 countries are currently deployed in 15 missions around the world. Germany has increased its involvement in UN peace missions considerably in recent years.

Sep 20, 2017 1:36 PM

African Women conquer Wikipedia

WikiAfrica and the Goethe-Institut South Africa are encouraging publications on Wikipedia about influential African women. The project has started in the beginning of 2016 and has been implemented in four African countries so far.