Filled with forests, mountain ranges and rivers, Germany (Deutschland) is a country with a long history and is the most populated member state of the EU, with over 80 million inhabitants. Most of the population is either Protestant or Roman Catholic. This economic power is also the second immigration destination in the world, after the United States, and has the world's 4th highest GDP. Located in central-western Europe, it has a temperate seasonal climate – winter is cool and wet, while summer tends to be warm, with temperatures reaching 30°C. See for yourself on the Germany live streaming weather cams.
Due to its rich cultural history, made of renowned musicians, philosophers, artists and scientists, and strongly connected to World War II, Germany is the 7th most visited nation worldwide. A few must-see landmarks in Berlin, the capital, are Checkpoint Charlie, the Brandenburg Gate and the remains of the Berlin Wall.
But many other cities have their own popular attractions: Hamburg’s Old Town; Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival; Munich is famous for its beer festival, Oktoberfest; Frankfurt is where the European Central Bank is located; Cologne has a beautiful Gothic cathedral; Porsche and Mercedes-Benz have headquarters in Stuttgart; Baden-Baden has ruins of Roman Baths; and Düsseldorf houses a 240.5m-high telecommunications tower, Rheinturm.