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Germany is one of the global powerhouses with a history of industrial and economic stability.

Today, Germany is one of the key contributors to the EU, Between Germany and France two countries are holding together a fractured union.

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What is the capital city of Germany?

The capital of Germany is Berlin since the unification of east and west Germany. Prior to that Berlin was the capital of East Germany and Bonn was the capital of West Germany.

A globalised historical city that has an ever-present aroma of the First and Second World Wars. As well as the historically significant Holocaust war memorial museum.

The city’s also known for its art scene and modern landmarks like the gold-coloured, swoop-roofed Berliner Philharmonie, built-in 1963.

What are the two capitals of Germany?

While Berlin became the official German capital after the fall of the Berlin wall; the country’s reunification in 1990, Bonn still remains the main home of six ministerial headquarters. Those include defence, agriculture, education, environment, health and economic development.

What is Bavaria?

Bavaria is the area mainly covering the southeast of Germany. The main city in Bavaria is Munich and is home to BMW and Audi.

Bavaria, officially the Free State of Bavaria, is a federal state in the southeast of Germany.

With an area of 70,550.19 square kilometres, Bavaria is the largest German state by land area, comprising roughly a fifth of the total land area of Germany.

Frankfurt a financial powerhouse

Frankfurt is the main financial city of Germany. It is close to Brussels and is one of the leading cities and global financial centres, like London, New York and Hong Kong.

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As of April 1st, Germany has legalised cannabis for people over the age of 18, bringing into effect new laws regarding personal possession. Under the new regulations, adults in Germany are permitted to carry up to 25 grams of dried cannabis and cultivate a maximum of three marijuana plants at home.