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  Germany (08/07)
Germany is a strong advocate of closer European economic integration, and its economic and commercial policies are increasingly determined within the European Union (EU).
Germany continues to be active economically in the states of central and eastern Europe and to actively support the development of democratic institutions, bilaterally and through the EU.
Germany stands at the center of European affairs and is a key partner in U.S. relations with Europeans in NATO and the European Union.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/3997.htm   (7149 words)

  
  Germany - MSN Encarta
Germany is an economic powerhouse in the European Union (EU), and a driving force behind greater economic integration and cooperation throughout Europe.
Germany is bounded on the north by the North Sea, Denmark, and the Baltic Sea; on the east by Poland and the Czech Republic; on the south by Austria and Switzerland; and on the west by France, Luxembourg, Belgium, and The Netherlands.
Germany has three major natural regions: a lowland plain in the north, an area of uplands in the center, and a mountainous area in the south.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761576917/Germany.html   (1472 words)

  
 Germany States | Asia Travel Europe
The state’s economic strength is manifest, for instance, in the fact that the volume of its exports is nearly equal to that of Spain, Sweden or Singapore.
On 3 October 1990 the unification of Germany was consummated in Berlin with a state ceremony.
The state of Brandenburg surrounds the German capital Berlin; the state capital Potsdam (135,000 inhabitants) lies southwest of the metropolis.
www.asiatravel.com /germany/states.html   (3494 words)

  
 West Germany - MSN Encarta
West Germany, common name of a former republic of central Europe, bordered on the north by the North Sea, Denmark, and the Baltic Sea; on the east by the former East Germany and the Czech Republic; on the south by Austria and Switzerland; and on the west by France, Luxembourg, Belgium, and the Netherlands.
It was established officially as the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG; German Bundesrepublik Deutschland) on September 21, 1949, as one of two successor states—East Germany (officially the German Democratic Republic, or GDR) being the other—to the nation of Germany after its defeat in World War II (1939-1945).
The official capital of Germany, Berlin (formerly the capital of East Germany), is scheduled to take over some of the federal government functions by the year 2000.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761569658/West_Germany.html   (859 words)

  
  States of Germany   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Germany is a federation of 16 states called Länder (singular Land) or Bundesländer (singular Bundesland German federal state).
The city-states of Berlin and Hamburg are subdivided.
Kreise ("counties"): Every state consists of counties Kreise; there are 438 counties; in addition are county-free cities; a county-free city is itself a county and at the same a municipality.
www.freeglossary.com /States_of_Germany   (1300 words)

  
 GERMANY
Germany was forced to sign the Treaty of Versailles in 1919, whose unexpectedly high demands were perceived as humiliating in Germany and as a continuation of the war by other means.
Germany is located in Central Europe and shares borders with Denmark in the North, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and France in the West, Austria and Swiss in the South and Poland and Czechia in the East.
Germany's climate is temperate overall and marine in the northern reaches; characterised by cool, cloudy, wet winters and summers and occasional warm föhn winds.
www.solarnavigator.net /geography/germany.htm   (5101 words)

  
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Personal ties between the United States and Germany extend beyond immigration to include intensive foreign exchange programs, booming tourism in both directions, and the presence in Germany of large numbers of American military personnel and their dependents.
Germany continues to emphasize close ties with the United States, membership in NATO, and the "deepening" of integration among current members of the EU.
Germany supports a system of global cooperative security within the framework of the United Nations, and in light of the historic expansion of the EU through 2004 now finds itself at the center of a union of neighbors closely interconnected by friendship as well as political and economic ties.
www.lycos.com /info/germany--united-states.html   (608 words)

  
 sociology - States of Germany
Germany is a federation of 16 states called Länder (singular Land) or unofficially Bundesländer (singular Bundesland, German federal state).
Landschaftsverbände ("area associations"): The most populous state of North Rhine-Westphalia is uniquely divided into two Landschaftsverbände, one for the Rhineland, one for Westphalia.
Regierungsbezirke ("governmental districts"): The large states of Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Hesse, North Rhine-Westphalia and Saxony are divided into administrative regions, or Regierungsbezirke.
www.aboutsociology.com /sociology/States_of_Germany   (1022 words)

  
 USA States . com - US states Portal
During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the original 13 as the nation expanded across the North American continent and acquired a number of overseas possessions.
The United States of America is a federal republic composed of 50 states, of which all except one - Hawaii islands - are in mainland America.
The United States of America, which covers the central part of North America, grew out of the British colonies that were established in the north America in the first half of the 17th century.
www.usastates.com   (651 words)

  
 Archived:Contemporary Research in the United States, Germany, and Japan on Five Education Issues: Structure of the ...
In Germany, school-leaving certifications are distinguished by the type of institution or profession to which the certification grants entry.
Germany has a long tradition of higher education, and several German universities are among the oldest in Europe.
There is no public monopoly on schooling in Germany; consequently, private schools are a notable presence not only in preschool and continuing education but at the elementary and secondary levels.
www.ed.gov /pubs/Research5/Germany/structure_g.html   (3159 words)

  
 Germany   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Germany is the fourth largest country in area in Europe, with a total area of 356,970 sq km (137,827 sq mi).
Germany is overwhelmingly urban, and most people lead a prosperous, comfortable lifestyle, with adequate leisure time and comprehensive social welfare benefits.
Germany's population density is highest in the northwest, especially in North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen), which includes Germany's old industrial heartland, the Ruhr Valley, and a number of large cities.
www.telleurope.org /Germany.htm   (398 words)

  
 Pharmacopolitics: Drug Regulation in the United States and Germany, by Arthur A. Daemmrich. Introduction.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Instead of viewing regulatory differences as the outcome of variation in state structures, we see that the political challenges posed by medical risks are mediated by a more complex web of relationships among the state and the other major participants in health care delivery—including, most significantly, the medical profession.
Closure was reached by different mechanisms in the two countries; in the United States, the FDA used its full regulatory authority to end disputes, while in Germany, physicians invoked professional norms and the credibility of their field in order to reach consensus.
The therapeutic cultures of the United States and Germany form the backbone of this study, and the rest of the chapters are organized around sites where they are active: legal and regulatory structures (Chapter 2), experimental methods and testing approaches (Chapters 3 and 4), and surveillance and postmarket controls (Chapter 5).
uncpress.unc.edu /chapters/daemmrich_pharmacopolitics.htm   (6195 words)

  
 International Extradition - McNabb Associates, P.C.
It shall also state the offense for which extradition will be requested and when and where such offense was committed and shall give all available information concerning the description of the person [*18] sought and his nationality.
If under the law of the Requesting State the issuance of a warrant of arrest for the offense for which extradition is sought is not possible, the request may instead be accompanied by a statement issued by a judge or competent officer establishing that the person sought is strongly suspected of having committed the offense.
The appropriate legal officers of the State in which the extradition proceedings take place shall, by all legal means within their power, assist the Requesting State before the competent judges and officers.
www.internationalextradition.com /germany_bi.htm   (4862 words)

  
 Team Round 4: Germany vs. United States
Germany already took down the so-called "best national team ever assembled" when they beat the Dutch squad in round 2.
However, the boys from the states rattled off wins in each of their first three rounds on Saturday and a win over Germany would give them a good shot at moving on to the finals – a win away from ruling the world yet again.
There were several packs where Germany was quite surprised at the saucy cards that the USA wound up passing them – Beast Attack and Sylvan Might came from packs that Team USA only got one or two cards from.
www.wizards.com /default.asp?x=sideboard/worlds02/fmt4   (894 words)

  
 Decorations of the States of the German Empire
The Empire was a federal state, although Prussia's dominant role was evident almost everywhere, and especially in the Imperial German Army.
All of the states that became part of the Empire had to enter into military conventions with Prussia which effectively subordinated their armed forces to the Prussian Army.
Four other states which were on the losing side of the Seven Weeks' War - the Kingdoms of Bavaria and Württemberg and the Grand Duchies of Baden and Hesse-Darmstadt - did not become members of the North German Confederation, but would join the German Empire in 1871.
home.att.net /~david.danner/militaria/states.htm   (686 words)

  
 Russia, Germany, United States - CDI Russia Weekly #267
Despite their differences over Iraq and Iran, Russia and the United States agreed on the legitimacy of using military force to fight terrorism, whereas the European attitude toward the use of force was more ambivalent.
Germany is Russia’s most important trading partner, accounting for 15% of Russia’s trade, although Russia represents only 2% of Germany’s trade.
As the EU prepares to admit Poland and the Baltic States, Russia has reluctantly had to negotiate intensively with Brussels on the issues of freedom of movement between the Kaliningrad exclave and the Russian mainland.
www.cdi.org /russia/267-14.cfm   (990 words)

  
 States of Germany articles on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Maps of Germany Large selection of maps and atlases for Germany and all of Europe.
Germany States and Cities Beginner's Guide to Germany States and Cities.
church and state CHURCH AND STATE [church and state] the relationship between the religion or religions of a nation and the civil government of that nation, especially the relationship between the Christian church and various civil governments.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=States+of+Germany   (507 words)

  
 UNITED STATES - GERMANY
Where a company that is a resident of the Federal Republic of Germany distributes income derived from sources within the United States, this Article shall not preclude the compensatory imposition of corporation tax on such distributions in accordance with the provisions of the tax law of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Each of the Contracting States shall endeavor to collect on behalf of the other Contracting State such amounts of tax as may be necessary to ensure that relief granted by this Convention from taxation imposed by that other State does not inure to the benefit of persons not entitled thereto.
The Contracting State in which the income arises may inquire an administrative certification by the Contracting State of which the taxpayer is a resident, with respect to the fulfillment of the conditions for the unlimited tax liability in that State.
www.ejn.it /legal/usa_ger.htm   (8212 words)

  
 UNITED STATES - GERMANY
Where a company that is a resident of the Federal Republic of Germany distributes income derived from sources within the United States, this Article shall not preclude the compensatory imposition of corporation tax on such distributions in accordance with the provisions of the tax law of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Each of the Contracting States shall endeavor to collect on behalf of the other Contracting State such amounts of tax as may be necessary to ensure that relief granted by this Convention from taxation imposed by that other State does not inure to the benefit of persons not entitled thereto.
The Contracting State in which the income arises may inquire an administrative certification by the Contracting State of which the taxpayer is a resident, with respect to the fulfillment of the conditions for the unlimited tax liability in that State.
www.europejazz.net /legal/usa_ger.htm   (8212 words)

  
 Germany Tourism - Travel, Holiday, Vacation
Zoomable interactive Map of Germany with a selection of several topics.
Answer one simple question, and you could win a holiday for the whole family in Germany's biggest and best theme park.
Enter into Germany's special festive mood and be enthralled by the scents of pine needles, spicy glühwein, chestnuts and gingerbread.
www.germany-tourism.de   (287 words)

  
 European Countries - Germany
Germany has the biggest population of any EU country.
Its territory stretches from the North Sea and the Baltic in the north to the Alps in the south and is traversed by some of Europe's major rivers such as the Rhine, Danube and Elbe.
Germany is the second largest producer of hops in the world and the country is known for its quality beers.
europa.eu /abc/european_countries/eu_members/germany/index_en.htm   (356 words)

  
 Germany States and Cities
Germany States and Cities Overview - Germany is divided up into 16 Federal States.
Federal States (Bremen - Lower Saxony) - 1) Bremen Bremen, the dynamic heart of north-west Germany and the traditional home of the Bremen Town Musicians is a...
Federal States (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania - Saarland) - 1) Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania The federal state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, with its regional capital of Schwerin, lies in the north-east of...
beginnersguide.com /germany/germany-states-and-cities   (155 words)

  
 Germany States
Germany lost most of Posen and West Prussia provinces of Prussia to Poland, leaving East Prussia and a small section of West Prussia isolated from the rest of Germany by the "Polish Corridor".
1938-03-13: Austria annexed by Germany in the Anschluss.
The delineation of these states, and the establishment of their governmental institutions, was a gradual process.
www.statoids.com /ude.html   (2488 words)

  
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A day after losing 95-78 to unheralded Italy, the U.S. players celebrated their last-gasp triumph against Germany as though they had won an NBA championship.
But the United States again struggled against a team thought to be no competition.
Germany failed to qualify for the Olympics because it lost to Italy in qualifying.
www.wzzm13.com /printfullstory.aspx?storyid=29456   (596 words)

  
 Mission Sections - United States Mission to Germany
The United States Defense Attaché Office (DAO) Berlin performs representational functions on behalf of the Secretary of Defense, the Secretaries of the Military Services, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Chiefs of the U.S. Military Services.
The DLO Bonn was established by the U.S. Ambassador during ceremonies held in Bonn, Germany on 1 April 2000.
The United States Internal Revenue Service’s Mission is to provide America’s taxpayers top quality service by helping them to understand and meet their tax responsibilities and by applying the tax law with integrity and fairness to all.
usembassy.state.gov /germany/sections.html   (1067 words)

  
 The Smaller States of Germany: German History
By the eighteenth century, none of the other states of the German empire were strong enough to have territorial ambitions to match those of Prussia and Austria.
With the exception of the free cities and ecclesiastical states, smaller states, like Austria and Prussia, were governed by a hereditary monarch who ruled either with the consent or help of the nobility and with the help of an increasingly well-trained bureaucracy.
The expulsion of about 20,000 Protestants from the ecclesiastical state of Salzburg during 1731-32 was viewed by the educated public at the time as a harking back to less enlightened days.
www.germanculture.com.ua /library/history/bl_smaller_states.htm   (427 words)

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