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In which seven countries is German recognized as an official language? German is either the official language or one of the official languages of Belgium, Germany, Italy (in the region of the South Tyrol), Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Austria and Switzerland.
What is the capital of Belgium (or Belgien)? Brussels (or Brüssel) is the capital of Belgium.
What is the capital of Germany (or Deutschland)? Berlin is the capital of Germany (or Deutschland).
What is the capital of Liechtenstein? Vaduz is the capital of Liechtenstein.
What is the capital of Luxemburg? The capital of the country of Luxemburg is the city of Luxemburg.
What is the capital of Austria? The capital of Austria (or Österreich) is Vienna (or Wien).
What is the capital of Switzerland (or die Schweiz)? The capital of Switzerland (or die Schweiz) is Bern.
What is the capital of the Italian German-speaking region called South Tyrol (or Südtirol)? Bozen is the capital of the German-speaking region of South Tyrol (or Südtirol) in Italy.
How many official languages does Belgium have? There are three official languages in Belgium – French, Dutch and German.
What is the highest mountain range in Europe? The Alps are the highest mountains in Europe.
How long are the Alps? The Alps stretch 1,200 kilometers, or approximately 750 miles from France through Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, northern Italy and end in Slovenia.
Approximately how much of the Alps are found in Austria? About 29% of the Alps are found in Austria.
Approximately how much of Austria in occupied by the Alps? About 60% of the landscape in Austria is considered to be mountainous.
By what other name is the country of Austria known? Austria, or Österreich, is also known as the Alpenrepublik.
How many Austrians actually live in the Alps? About 50% of all Austrians live in the mountains.
What is Austria’s highest mountain? Der Großglockner is Austria’s highest mountain.
When did the Berliner Wall, or Berliner Mauer, go up? The Berlin Wall, or Berliner Mauer, went up on August 13, 1961.
When did the Berlin Wall, or Berliner Mauer, come down? The Berlin Wall, or Berliner Mauer, came down on November 9, 1989.
Where did the Berlin Wall, or Berliner Mauer, stand? The Berlin Wall, or Berliner Mauer, encircled all of Westberlin, the section of the city occupied by the British, French and American troops following World War II.
How long was the Berlin Wall, or Berliner Mauer? The Berlin Wall, or Berliner Mauer, was 167.8 kilometers long. That’s just over 100 miles long!
How tall was the Berlin Wall, or Berliner Mauer? The Berlin Wall, or Berliner Mauer, stood between 3.40 meters and 4.20 meter high. That’s approximately 11 to just over 13½ feet tall!
How many watchtowers, or Beobachtungstürme, were along the Berlin Wall, or Berliner Mauer? There were 302 watchtowers, or Beobachtungstürme, positioned along the 100+-mile wall.
What is Switzerland known for? Switzerland is known for its banks, its watches and clocks, its knives, and especially for its chocolate.
What are the four most well-known chocolate companies in Switzerland? Lindt, Tobler, Sprüngli and Suchard are Switzerland’s most prominent chocolate manufacturers.
Which Swiss chocolates are known for their purple cow? The purple cow is the icon for Milka chocolates made by the Suchard company.
Of all the countries in the world, which country consumes the most chocolate per capita (per person)? The Swiss eat the most chocolate, followed closely by the Germans.
What is the Hanseatic League (Hanse)? It is a union of merchants networked throughout the North and Baltic Seas.
How long was the Hanseatic League (Hanse) in existence? The Hanseatic League, or Hanse, was in existence from the mid-12th century to the mid-17th century.
How many cities were members of the Hanseatic League? About 200 cities were members of the Hanseatic League, or Hanse.
Which city was considered the capital of the Hanseatic League, or Hanse? The German city of Lübeck was considered to be the capital of the Hanseatic League.
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