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5 Themes of Geography. Germany By: Ms. Hilton 10-1-05. Location. Germany’s absolute location is 51°N, 9°E. Germany shares its boarders with Poland, The Czech Republic, Switzerland, France, Belgium and the Netherlands. This makes up Germany’s relative location. Place.

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5 themes of geography
5 Themes of Geography

Germany

By: Ms. Hilton

10-1-05

location
Location
  • Germany’s absolute location is

51°N, 9°E.

  • Germany shares its boarders with Poland, The Czech Republic, Switzerland, France, Belgium and the Netherlands. This makes up Germany’s relative location.
place
Place
  • One of the major landforms in Germany is the Bavarian Alps.
  • When traveling through Germany, tourists will find many plateaus and forested mountains in the southern regions.
  • For the most part, Germany’s climate is temperate. There are wet winters and summers.
place continued
Place Continued…
  • About 38% of the population is Protestant, mostly in the north, and 34% is Roman Catholic, primarily in the south and west.
  • Germany's contributions to the world's cultural heritage are numerous, and the country is often known as “The Land of Poets and Thinkers”.
  • The official language of Germany is German.
movement
Movement
  • Germany is one of the World’s largest exporters. Some of the major materials they export are steel, cars, electronics and chemicals.
  • The majority of Germany’s population is centered around Berlin, Düsseldorf and Munich. The reason for this is due to the many industries in those areas.
regions
Regions
  • Germany as a whole can be divided into three major geographic regions: the low-lying North German plain, the central German uplands, and in the south, the ranges of the Central Alps and other uplands.
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Regions Continued…
  • The Northern area is the focus of a major farming community. The area is also a major contributor in the transportation industry.
  • The Central Uplands concentrate on producing vineyards and have a small focus in the industrial sector.
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Regions Continued…
  • The Southern Region is a big tourist attraction with the popular Bavarian Alps. This region is also a big contributor in the industrial industry.
  • The population in Germany is over 80 million. The majority of the population is primarily German.
  • There are over seven million non-citizens that reside in Germany. Immigrants have come from Turkey, Russia, Poland, Croatia and Romania.
human environmental interactions
Human-Environmental Interactions
  • Despite poor soil conditions, the Germans have adap ted to make their agricultural sector successful.
  • The Germans also depend on Lake Constance, located in the Alps. This lake is a huge tourist attraction, which makes a lot of money for the German economy.
  • Due to the heavy industrial sections, those areas tend to have heavy air pollution.
bibliography
Bibliography

The following websites have contributed to this presentation.

  • www.encyclopedia.com
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_Europe#Eastern_Europe
  • www.cvs.k12.mi.us/mhilton/location.htm