What kind of country is Germany?

11 Feb 2023

Germany is called an "industrial country". The famous Alps, the beautiful Rhine, and the famous Brandenburg Gate, as well as the site of the Berlin Wall, attract a large number of tourists to Germany every year.

Some people think that Germany should have high-rise buildings and colorful cities. In fact, there are very few high-rise buildings in Germany, and most of the houses in this country are relatively low.

German population and cities:

There are many cities in Germany, but the scale of the cities is not large. Some of the urban houses are relatively dilapidated and surrounded by greenery. In addition to the urban architecture of some historical years, there are few high-rise buildings, many international students affectionately called this place "German village".

Germany has an area of ​​357,500 square kilometers and a population of 82.93 million. Many Germans live in small towns or villages. More than 70% of the people in the country live in cities with a population of less than 100,000, and most of the people live in quiet villages.

There is a special rule in Germany that the height of the building cannot be higher than the height of the church. In this way, there are fewer high-rise buildings in Germany, and many Germans believe that low-rise buildings better display cultural characteristics.

Most Germans live in small cities. These cities have a small population. The existing houses can already meet the living needs.

After the Second World War, German construction was devastated. In order to solve the housing problem, the German government provided huge subsidies, and at the same time introduced a number of policies for the benefit of the people, thereby effectively solving the housing problem. Over time, in order to prevent the phenomenon of real estate speculation, the German government imposed huge taxes on real estate transactions. In addition, German land implements private ownership and joint ownership regulations which means that multiple people can own a piece of land. If you want to construct something , you need to negotiate with multiple people. These people's opinions are not easy to reach a unified opinion, which slows down the speed of real estate development.

German economy:

Germany is a highly developed country with the largest economy in Europe and the fourth in the world. In 2019, the national GDP of Germany reached : 34358 billion euros and the per capita GDP reached: 41,342 euros . Germany's overall economy is developed, with industry accounting for about 25.8% of GDP, agriculture and animal husbandry, transportation, tourism and other industries occupying a large proportion of the German economy, of which the proportion of manufacturing employment in the service sector reaching about 74.5%.There are many well-known companies in Germany, such as Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Volkswagen and other automobile brands that many people like , all headquartered in Germany. There is such an interesting thing you must know that in Germany many taxis, police cars, and garbage trucks are all manufactured by Mercedes-Benz because Mercedes-Benz is a local brand in Germany.

In Germany, you can not only enjoy fixed double holidays per week , as well as 24 days of paid vacation a year, and statutory holidays. These holidays add up to about 178 days, which means that you only need to work 187 days a year. The rest of the time is completely arranged by myself, and the working time is about 5.6 hours a day. There is no so-called nine-to-five or nine-to-six working system.

If you want to work overtime in Germany, your employer will not agree to work overtime, after all, this country does not encourage overtime work. They hope that employees can complete their work efficiently in a fixed time.

Some interesting information

Beer, the favorite of this country!

Beer is officially regarded as food in Bavaria. Second only to Ireland, Germans have the highest beer consumption, making Germany the second largest beer consumer country. Due to the popularity of beer, it is also known as the "the country of beer."

German education:

Germany attaches great importance to cultural education. They put teachers in a high position and let the teachers feel that the country attaches importance to him, so that they will devote more energy to education. Germany implements a twelve-year compulsory education system, which focuses on cultivating children's interest daily. They hope to explore children's unique thinking so as to improve their intelligence and thinking, and lay a better foundation for future life.

German welfare system:

In this country, whether your parents are German citizens or not, you can enjoy free education, which means that from elementary school to university education is free. You can enjoy a 1,000 Euro birth allowance, followed by a milk powder subsidy, a child subsidy, and a childcare subsidy, and a baby born can enjoy the state benefits.

Germany has the most comprehensive medical system in the world. Everyone in Germany has to buy medical insurance. Here you can enjoy free medical services. There is no problem of difficult or expensive medical treatment. The purpose of German medical care is to unite and help each other, the rich help the poor and make medical benefits reach every citizen.

Finally, Germany is a highly developed country with no tall buildings, but it has taken a different path by relying on its own characteristics, thus making itself a European economic power.

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