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Location: This entry identifies the country's regional location, neighboring countries, and adjacent bodies of water. Central Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, between the Netherlands and Poland, south of Denmark Geographic coordinates: This entry includes rounded latitude and longitude figures for the centroid or center point of a country expressed in degrees and minutes; it is based on the locations provided in the Geographic Names Server (GNS), maintained by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency on behalf of the US Board on Geographic Names. Map references: This entry includes the name of the Factbook reference map on which a country may be found. Note that boundary representations on these maps are not necessarily authoritative. The entry on Geographic coordinates may be helpful in finding some smaller countries. Area: This entry includes three subfields. This is the population pyramid for Germany.

Germany: History, Geography, Government, and Culture Located in central Europe, Germany is made up of the North German Plain, the Central German Uplands (Mittelgebirge), and the Southern German Highlands. The Bavarian plateau in the southwest averages 1,600 ft (488 m) above sea level, but it reaches 9,721 ft (2,962 m) in the Zugspitze Mountains, the highest point in the country. Germany's major rivers are the Danube, the Elbe, the Oder, the Weser, and the Rhine. Germany is about the size of Montana. Federal republic. The Celts are believed to have been the first inhabitants of Germany. By the 14th century, the Holy Roman Empire was little more than a loose federation of the German princes who elected the Holy Roman Emperor.

Allemagne République fédérale d’Allemagne (de) Bundesrepublik Deutschland La République fédérale d’Allemagne en Europe (l'Union européenne en vert clair). L'Allemagne (/almaɲ/ ; en allemand : Deutschland /ˈdɔʏtʃlant/ Écouter), en forme longue la République fédérale d'Allemagne[a], abrégée en RFA (en allemand : Bundesrepublik Deutschland /ˈbʊn.dəs.ʁe.pu.ˌblik ˈdɔʏtʃ.lant/ Écouter, abrégée en BRD), est un État d'Europe centrale, entouré par la mer du Nord, le Danemark et la mer Baltique au nord, par la Pologne à l'est-nord-est, par la Tchéquie à l'est-sud-est, par l'Autriche au sud-sud-est, par la Suisse au sud-sud-ouest, par la France au sud-ouest, par la Belgique et le Luxembourg à l'ouest, enfin par les Pays-Bas à l'ouest-nord-ouest. Décentralisée et fédérale, l'Allemagne compte quatre métropoles de plus d'un million d'habitants : la capitale Berlin, ainsi que Hambourg, Munich et Cologne. Étymologie[modifier | modifier le code] En langue chinoise écrite, le nom de l'Allemagne est 德国 (Déguó). Îles

Wiesbaden Military Community | Your home in Germany! RSO Religious Holiday Celebrations Religious Support Operations celebrates religious holidays in the spring of 2015 with a variety of services and gatherings. Click here to see details. Update to driver license policy From USAREUR Public Affairs: The issue concerning the validity of expired U.S. drivers' licenses has been resolved at the diplomatic level. It has been deemed consistent with Art. 9, para. 2 of the SA to NATO SOFA that the legal entitlement to drive a private vehicle in Germany remains in force even when the corresponding U.S. state license has expired. Traffic Advisory: Schiersteiner Bridge Closure The dreaded mega chaos during rush hour on autobahns and roads around Wiesbaden and Mainz came true Wednesday, Feb. 11. Off-post housing survey U.S. “Army in Europe Regulation 190-16: Installation Access Control” requires sponsors to ensure any individuals they sign in are physically escorted at all times. Transformation Update: Movie theater, Clay Kaserne ACP and PX

Home Pew Reveals Support for TTIP in US and Germany More than half of Germans and Americans support the implementation of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), according to a new report released by Pew Research Center. American and German TTIP Views Easter Traditions The Easter season is a time when all customs seem to symbolize renewal, life and the beginning of spring. Easter Traditions Fall of the Wall The year 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall - a monumental day in German history. 25th Anniversary Skills Initiative The Skills Initiative works to introduce the German style dual training system in the US. Training to Work Germany in Europe This campaign takes a closer look at Germany's role in the EU. Germany in Europe Transatlantic Climate Bridge Learn more about the initiative and about German energy policy and the energy transition here. Transatlantic Climate Bridge Consulate Finder Nine German Missions throughout the US offer consular services.

The Seven Dimensions of Culture - from Many of us work routinely with people from other cultures and backgrounds. Often this goes well, and the cultural differences are interesting and enriching. However, sometimes things go wrong, for reasons that we may not understand. This is where it's important to understand the differences between cultures, so that we can work with people more effectively, and prevent misunderstandings. Trompenaars and Hampden-Turner's Seven Dimensions of Culture help us do this. We'll look at the seven dimensions in this article, and we'll explore how you can apply the model in your own situation. © iStockphotoMordolff What distinguishes one culture from another? About the Model The Seven Dimensions of Culture were identified by management consultants Fons Trompenaars and Charles Hampden-Turner, and the model was published in their 1997 book, "Riding the Waves of Culture." Universalism versus particularism. We'll look at each dimension in detail below. Subscribe to Our Newsletter Read our Privacy Policy Note 1:

Germany Germany ( i/ˈdʒɜrməni/; German: Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, pronounced [ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant]),[7] is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe. It consists of 16 constituent states, which retain limited sovereignty, and covers an area of 357,021 square kilometres (137,847 sq mi) with a largely temperate seasonal climate. Its capital and largest city is Berlin. Germany is a major economic and political power and traditionally a leader in many cultural, theoretical and technical fields. §Etymology §History §Prehistory §Germanic tribes and Frankish Empire Second- to fifth-century migrations in Europe In the 3rd century a number of large West Germanic tribes emerged: Alemanni, Franks, Chatti, Saxons, Frisii, Sicambri, and Thuringii. §Holy Roman Empire Martin Luther publicised The Ninety-Five Theses in 1517 in Wittenberg, challenging the Roman Catholic Church and initiating the Protestant Reformation.

L’Allemagne (Germany) - Business Culture (FR) L’étiquette en affaires – Attitudes et valeurs Les Allemands sont jugés être maîtres des planifications de beaucoup de points de vue. Le processus de réfléchissement allemand est extrêmement profond, chaque aspect d’un projet étant analysé dans les plus fins détails. Les planifications minutieuses, tant dans les affaires que dans leur vie privée, garantisent de la sûreté. L’attitude envers les étrangers Les Allemands non ethniques représentent à l’heure actuelle approximativement dix pour cent de la population allemande, la plupart en étant des descendants des travailleurs venus là-bas dans les années ’60 et ‘70. Qui plus est, un nombre considérable de citoyens allemands, bien que traditionnellement pris comme des Allemands ethniques, sont en fait nés à l’étranger, gardant leur identité culturelle et la langue de leur pays natals, au sus d’être Allemands, ce qui les met en évidence par rapport à ceux nés et élevés en Allemagne. L’enseignement, la formation et l’insertion Le salaire Les visas

La pratique des affaires en Allemagne Dans cette page : Culture des affaires | Les horaires Culture des affaires Les principes fondamentaux de la culture des affaires La culture d'entreprise allemande est marquée par l'organisation, la planification et le perfectionnisme. Les relations commerciales sont très formelles et reflètent les valeurs allemandes d'ordre, de confidentialité et de ponctualité. Une hiérarchie verticale stricte est établie et respectée, et le processus de prise de décision se déroule au sommet de l’entreprise. Les relations personnelles sont rarement nécessaires pour faire des affaires et la vie professionnelle et personnelle est séparée de manière rigide. Le premier contact Être présenté par une tierce partie peut être un atout. La gestion du temps La ponctualité est extrêmement importante et il est judicieux d’arriver à une réunion 15 minutes à l’avance. Les salutations et les titres La politique de cadeaux Le code vestimentaire Les cartes de visite La gestion de réunions Plus d'informations Les horaires