Friday, January 30, 2009

Why Germans became Famous

Germany is a country in Central Europe and is famous because of its' rich culture and traditions. Germany is the one of the favorite tourist destinations of the world and a number of people flock this country for it's' beauty and vivacity. Upright aura, sturdy, serious faces and golden hairs are some of the common physical traits of a German. Germany is the largest economy in Europe, and the fourth largest by the nominal GDP (Gross Domestic Product) in the world.

There are various reasons for Germany becoming famous, some of which are listed below.
  1. Germany is the world's top exporter with $1.333 trillion exported in 2006 and generates a trade surplus of $165 billion. Most of the country's products are in engineering, mostly in automobiles, machinery, metals and chemical goods. In fact, Germany is the leading producer of wind turbines and solar power technology in the world.
  2. The automobile industry is among the major components, why the German economy keeps on blooming year after year. Germany is revered across the globe for its' quality cars and edgy car designs. This country is the third among the largest automobile producers, after Japan and America. Well known global brands are Porsche, Volkswagen, Mercedes, BMW, Audi, Chrysler and Daimler Benz. Extraordinary quality, innovation and functionalism make German cars stand apart from other car brands. In fact, each German car speaks of the unique German values and active German life.
  3. Of the World's 500 largest stock market listed companies measured by revenue, the Fortune 500, 37 companies are headquartered in Germany. The biggest are Volkswagen, Allianz, Deutsche Post, Deutsche telecom and BASF. Germany also boats of internationally acclaimed brands such as Adidas and Nivea.
  4. Aside from all this, Germany is also famous for its' Oktoberfest or Munich Beer festival. It started in 1800 when a ceremonious ceremony was started with culinary spectacles and racing horses. After the ceremony people were delighted because of they were served with exquisite culinary piece, also known as beer. This festivity paved way for an annual event, which soon gained popularity throughout the world. This festival is a hell of a beer party with rollercoaster rides, circus performances, live bands and parades! N o wonder there seems to be growing no of participants every year for 16 days of fun and excitement. With different varieties of wines during, you get to have the best time of your life.
Well, the above features definitely make Germany stand apart from the rest of the countries in the world.

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