Germany is the seventh most visited country in the world,  with a total of million overnights during A History of Eastern Europe: From , the dualism between the Austrian Habsburg Monarchy and the Kingdom of Prussia dominated the German history. The discovery of the Mauer 1 mandible shows that ancient humans were present in Germany at least , years ago.
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Peter to Benedict XVI. Archived from the original on 17 April In the 21st century, Germany is a great power with a strong economy ; it has the world's 4th largest economy by nominal GDP , and the 5th largest by PPP.
Archived from the original on 4 January Germany has been the home of many famous inventors and engineers , including Hans Geiger , the creator of the Geiger counter ; and Konrad Zuse , who built the first fully automatic digital computer. The renowned Babelsberg Studio in Berlin's suburb Potsdam was established in , thus being the first large-scale film studio in the world. Consequently, Germany is often considered the cradle of modern architecture and design. It was supported by parts of the Reichswehr military and other conservative, nationalistic and monarchist factions.
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German cheeses account for about a third of all cheese produced in Europe. Approximately 5 million Germans live abroad. World Development Indicators database. Archived from the original on 13 December
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This article may incorporate text from this source, which is in the public domain. In absolute terms, German military expenditure is the 9th highest in the world. Other faiths existed in the state, but never achieved a demographic significance and cultural impact of these three confessions. Germany has been the home of many famous inventors and engineers , including Hans Geiger , the creator of the Geiger counter ; and Konrad Zuse , who built the first fully automatic digital computer.
Other notable artists who work with traditional media or figurative imagery include Martin Kippenberger , Gerhard Richter , Sigmar Polke , and Neo Rauch. X, The Augustan Empire, 43 B. Most alliances in which Germany had previously been involved were not renewed. German cuisine varies from region to region and often neighbouring regions share some culinary similarities e. Archived from the original on 18 March The crisis of empire, A.
Germany was declared a republic at the beginning of the German Revolution in November Archived from the original on 23 March Germany most popular country in the world.
Bio-Produkte machen lediglich 3,9 Prozent des gesamten Lebensmittelumsatzes in Deutschland aus Following the Revolutions of that ended communist rule in Central and Eastern Europe, the country was reunified on 3 October The Seduction of Genius. Archived from the original on 31 January
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