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is one of Germany the world's most industrialised countries, located in the center of Europe. It is bordered to the north by the North Sea, Denmark, and the Baltic Sea, to the south by Austria and Switzerland, to the west by France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg, and to the east by Poland and the Czech Republic.
Germany is a democratic federal parliamentary republic, containing 16 federal-
states ( Bundesländer), which in certain spheres act independently of the Federation or "Bund".
The Federal Republic of Germany is a member state of the
United Nations, NATO, the G8 nations, and a founding member of the European Union. More...
Anniversaries for July 29
Did you know ...
... that a wooden bridge connecting the two towers of the
Holy Cross Church (pictured) in Lehre, Germany, was jokingly called the highest bridge in Lower Saxony? ... that in 1874,
and colleague Konrad Koch August Hermann organized what is believed to be the first football match in Germany? ... that Bach's earliest solo church cantata,
, for an Widerstehe doch der Sünde, BWV 54 alto voice on a text by Lehms, begins with a dissonance? ... that on 5 July 1943,
Nazi Germany launched its final major offensive against the Soviet Union in the ? Battle of Kursk ... that mezzo-soprano
performed a soprano part in Ruth Sandhoff the Magnificat by Johann Sebastian Bach and an alto part in his son's Magnificat? ... that all
Nazi symbols and references were removed for the German release of ? Wolfenstein: The New Order ... that the intruder who shot
J. P. Morgan, Jr. and bombed the US Senate in 1915 was identified by "Harvard Cop No. 1" as a deranged, wife-poisoning, Charles Apted ex-Harvard German instructor? ... that
contralto recorded Hildegard Rütgers Bach's Magnificat with Christmas interpolations with Helmuth Rilling? ... that percussionist
and her ensemble played Orff's Babette Haag with the Bachchor Mainz and Carmina Burana Anthony and Joseph Paratore in the 1,000th concert of the Weilburger Schlosskonzerte?
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