|Munich (München) is Germany's third largest city with a
population of about 1.3 million (as of 2006).
It is the capital of Bavaria.
It is located in the south of Germany
on the river Isar north of the Bavarian Alps.
Here are some scenic photos of structures in Munich
and views of the Bavarian Alps.
|Klaus is German.
He was born in Berlin.
He lived in Hamburg when he
went to art school.
He now lives near Munich.
|Some Facts and Figures about Germany
Capital City: Berlin (3.94 million)
Official language: German
Official Currency: the Euro
Land Area 349,520 sq km (134,910 sq miles).
Germany is flat in the north, covered by the North German Plain.
Numerous lakes cover the northeast corner. The largest is Lake Muritz.
Germany is hilly (with some mountains) in the central and west,
including the Eifel and Hunsruck, and the rounded mountains of the
Bohemian Forest and Black Forest areas.
The far southwest is very mountainous (Bavaria Alps).
The highest point, Zugspitze, rises to 9,720 ft. (2,963 m)
Major rivers include the Danube, rising in the Black Forest,
and the Elbe, Ems, Main, Rhine and Weser.
Land Divisions: 16 states, including Baden-Wuerttemberg, Bayern,
Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Hessen,
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Niedersachsen, Nordrhein-Westfalen,
Rheinland-Pfalz, Saarland, Sachsen, Sachsen-Anhalt,
Schleswig-Holstein, and Thueringen
|Germany's classical music heritage is without equal.
Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven,
Robert Schumann, Felix Mendelssohn, Johannes Brahms
and Richard Wagner are just some of the many German
composers whose music is performed throughout the world.
Most people reading this know that The Beatles got their
start in Hamburg where many bands on the threshhold
of making it big got their training.
Germany and the United States are the two biggest
consumers of music in the world.
|Music in Germany|
|Munich consistently ranks in the top ten best
places to live in the world!
|Here are links to some informational sites about Germany|
|Klaus went to art school and
met The Beatles in Hamburg
|Klaus lives near Munich|