CULTURE (2017 | Issue 3)

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German Culture Facts

Germany has the third-highest number of NOBEL LAUREATES in the world.
(World Atlas)

German is the most commonly
taught third LANGUAGE in the world.
(indy100)

In 2014, there were around 6,200 MUSEUMS, 820 theatres, 130 professional orchestras and 8,800 libraries in Germany.
(Deutschland.de)

Over 800 million CURRYWURSTS are eaten in Germany every year! That makes it 1,500 every minute!
(Museum Bookstore)

Europe’s first movable type PRINTING PRESS was invented in Germany by Johannes Gutenberg.
(Intellectual Ventures Laboratory)

Germany is the second-largest
MUSIC market in the world.
(US News & World Report)

In 2015, more than 1.6 million people were employed in cultural and CREATIVE INDUSTRIES in Germany.
(Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy)

There are more than 90
FILM FESTIVALS in Germany.
(InterNations)

The German national FOOTBALL team has never lost a penalty shootout in World Cup history!
(MailOnline)

Standing 530 feet tall, Ulm Minster in Baden-Württemberg is the TALLEST CHURCH in the world.
(Sacred Destinations)