Germany: the heart of Europe
Germany or the Federal Republic of Germany is a country on the European continent. It is a federal parliamentary republic divided into 16 federal states, and its capital is Berlin.
Germany has a territory of 357,376 km2. It is bordered to the north by the North Sea, the Baltic Sea and Denmark, to the east by Poland and the Czech Republic, to the south by Austria and Switzerland, and to the west by Luxembourg, France, the Netherlands and Belgium.
On the other hand, the term Germanic, which is currently used to designate the people who live in this country, derives from the Roman expression that referred to people who were not from the Empire but belonged to the surrounding tribes. Later, in around the 10th century, the Romans occupied part of German territory.
Population of Germany
Germany is the most populous country in the European Union, with just over 82.2 million inhabitants.
Despite this population, the birth rate is low: only 1.4 children per woman. Consequently, its inhabitants are mostly adults (66.1 per cent), with fewer elderly (20.6 per cent) and even fewer young people (13.3 per cent).
This generally indicates good health care, a high level of education and a long life expectancy.
The language spoken is German, with the second language spoken being English and the third being French. Other minority native languages are Danish, Sorbian, Romany and Frisian.
Among the country’s outstanding historical personalities are Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Nicolaus Copernicus who, although not strictly speaking German, did share the same German cultural and intellectual traditions.
This country was home to great and important artistic movements such as the Renaissance, Gothic and Baroque movements.
As for its gastronomy, sausage, pretzel and beer are some of its most traditional icons.
Germany's gastronomy stands out because of its variety of dishes and the combinations that arise in its various cities and places, which are influenced by the cultures of neighbouring countries, such as French, Dutch, Scandinavian or Swiss cuisine. The main ingredients include meats, sausages and sauces. In terms of beverages, the country boasts outstanding wines and beers.
You can start your journey by booking flight tickets to Germany.
Most important cities in Germany
Berlin is the capital of Germany and is not only characterised by this, but also by its festivals, such as the Love Parade, which is considered one of the best activities in Berlin, or its political and historical importance. Etymologically its name means "marshy land".
The city offers its visitors a wide range of recreational activities from museums,
parks, historic buildings and churches, to authentic beer gardens, old Soviet pubs and more.
Munich is the third largest and most important city in Germany and has been recognised as a city with a high standard of living; it is also a place where events such as Oktoberfest can be enjoyed. Recognised as a city of culture and ancient traditions, to this day it has been named as an important economic centre and one of the largest industrial cities in Germany. You can book your flight tickets to Munich easily on corendonairlines.com!
This German city is noted for its historical importance as well as its financial centre; like many other cities, it was also a victim of the Second World War. It is considered to be Germany's most international city, situated in a valley below the northern Taunus Hills in the centre of the "greater Rhine-Main" region.
Shopping in Germany
There is no doubt that shopping in Germany is one of the best activities thanks to its more than 400 shopping centres where you can find a wide variety of boutiques, restaurants, cafés and shops.
The shopping centres are spread throughout the historic city centres, while in the pedestrian areas you can also find galleries, shops and cafés.
Germany is the place to go for top-notch shopping, especially in the shopping areas of
Berlin, Munich or Hamburg, where you can find original products from the world's leading brands such as Adidas, Faber-Castell and BOSS.
How to book your flight to Germany
Corendon Airlines offers direct flights from Egypt, Spain, Portugal, Turkey and Greece.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic is not yet over, we recommend checking Germany’s entry requirements. The most affordable way to book your flight to Germany is by making your reservation as early as possible. You can also book your accommodation on corendonairlines.com. To find the best hotel deals in Germany please click here. Germany’s currency is EUR, but you can exchange money right at the airport.
Weather in Germany
Germany has three main climate zones. The north and northwest are characterised by temperate weather and rain most of the year. Winters are cold and summers, the period of highest rainfall, are cool. The east has very cold winters, with temperatures dropping below freezing, while summers are warm.
1. Are flight prices to Germany high?
You can fly to many destinations in Germany at very reasonable prices, provided that you book in advance. In summer, prices may be slightly more expensive than in winter.
2. How can I book my flight tickets to Germany?
You can book your tickets to Germany easily on corendonairlines.com.
3. What is Germany famous for?
Germany is famous for being the Land of Poets and Thinkers. From inventions to Christmas traditions, sausages and beer, Germany is home to plenty of culture and history. Germany is also known for its metropolises such as Frankfurt, Berlin or Munich, as well as the beautiful Alps and Oktoberfest.
4. Where is Germany located?
Germany is in the centre of Europe and borders nine countries: it is the country with the most neighbouring countries in Europe.