Facts about the German-Speaking World
and Frequently Asked Questions


German in the World

German is the official language in Austria, Liechtenstein, and Germany and is one of the official languages in Switzerland.



The German Language


Frequently Asked Questions

The short answer: yes, Germans pay more taxes than US-Americans. But there are many other considerations and systems of taxation are very difficult to compare.

German stereotypes about Americans abound with negative and positive projections.

Soccer (Fußball) is of course the most popular sport.

Of course that all depends on individual interests.

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