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The state in the Central Europe. In the north borders on Denmark, in the east - with Poland and the Czech Republic, in the south - with Austria and Switzerland, in the west - with France, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands. In the north it is washed Northern and Baltic by seas. The area of the country of 356733 km sq. Germany it switches on some valleys of the rivers and an extensive heathland. The low point is sea-level where there are sandy dunes and bogs. Near to coast there are some groups of islands: Northern Frisian Islands and East Frisian Islands - in the North Sea. The central hilly region lies between Hanover in the north and the river Main in the south. It consists of low mountains, river valleys and basins. Mountains Ejfel and Gunsrjuk, in the centre - Taunus and Shpessart, in the east - Fihtelgerbirg in the west lie. The Large part of the southwest of Germany mountains Jura and extensive wood take Schwarzwald (Black wood). In the extreme south the Bavarian Alpes where there is the highest point of Germany - mountain Zjugshpittse (2962) are possessed. The Large part of the large German rivers proceeds in the western part of the country. The main river - Rhine, among which numerous inflows Main, Ruhr, Moselle, Nekar, Lan. Two other rivers is Danube in the south of the country and Elba with inflow Naas in east part of Germany. In Germany it is a little big lakes. The biggest - Boden sea partially lying in Austria and Switzerland.
Climate of Germany the moderated. Northern region is influenced by marine weather systems and soften a climate. In the centre of the country a climate more continental: winter colder, and summer warmer.
Official language - a German. Also English and French is used.
Religion: Protestants (basically Lutherans) - 36 %, Catholics - 35 %, Moslems - 2 %, Jews.
Currency: Euro (EURO). Notes: 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 euros. Coins: 2 and 1 euros; 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 cents.
Norms of duty-free importation the following:
200 cigarettes, either 50 cigars, or 250 of tobacco; 1 litre of alcoholic drinks strength more than 22 degrees or 2 litres of champagne or liquor; 2 litres of wine; 500 of coffee; 100 gramme of tea; 50 of cologne and spirits and 250 ml of floral water. At following on the car in the spare canister there should be no more than 10 l. German customs officers, as a rule, are interested, whether passengers carry vodka and cigarettes and can ask to open a suitcase. Currency exportation: presentations of the bill of entry at entry to Germany it is not required, if the sum of cash does not exceed 1500$.
Shops in Germany are closed rather early. C Monday till Friday manufactured goods stores open between 9 and 10 o'clock in the morning, and are closed c 18 and 20 o'clock in the evening. There is also the "long" Thursday when all large supermarkets work till 20 o'clock. On Saturdays shops are opened till 16 o'clock, and in a current of 4 weeks before Christmas, as a rule, till 18 o'clock. Grocery shops can begin work from 7 mornings.
Hotels in Germany answer uniform high standards. Even in the inexpensive the minimum comfort is supplied. Hotels in old locks, monasteries and palaces are especially popular. From total number of objects of placement of Germany hotels make about 30 %.Placement is very convenient for youth in хостелах - inexpensive hostels where the price fluctuates from 10 to 15 EUR for a night. As a rule, in rooms take places on 5 - 6 persons, beds can be two-storeyed. Conveniences on a floor. In some хостелах there are separate numbers. In Germany about such 640 establishments.
In Germany tip makes approximately 10 % from an amount of invoice. But not a rarity when in cafe of the repeat client (they can become more narrow from the third time) see off a free liqueur glass.