Cultural Info: Germany

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<p>The Berlin zoo, Berlin's Zoologischer Garten, is the largest zoo in the world, with 1,500 species and more than 14,000 animals.</p>

The Berlin zoo, Berlin's Zoologischer Garten, is the largest zoo in the world, with 1,500 species and more than 14,000 animals.

<p>Germany is the country of origin of more than 300 types of bread, and of more than 1,500 kinds of sausages.</p>

Germany is the country of origin of more than 300 types of bread, and of more than 1,500 kinds of sausages.

<p>Walt Disney used the German Neuschwanstein Castle, in Bavaria, as a model for the castles in the film &quot;Sleeping Beauty&quot;, in Disneyland, and in Disneyworld.</p>

Walt Disney used the German Neuschwanstein Castle, in Bavaria, as a model for the castles in the film "Sleeping Beauty", in Disneyland, and in Disneyworld.

<p>In 1916, during World War I, Germany became the first European country to ever adopt the Daylight Saving Time, also called &quot;summer time&quot;.</p>

In 1916, during World War I, Germany became the first European country to ever adopt the Daylight Saving Time, also called "summer time".

<p>The German Autobahn, completed in 1932, is the only road system in Europe with no speed limit, and it is composed of 7,456 miles of roadways.</p>

The German Autobahn, completed in 1932, is the only road system in Europe with no speed limit, and it is composed of 7,456 miles of roadways.

<p>One of the most translated German novels of all times, is Anne Frank's <em>Diary of a Young Girl</em>. Her work sold over 300 million copies worldwide, and it has been translated into 67 languages.</p>

One of the most translated German novels of all times, is Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl. Her work sold over 300 million copies worldwide, and it has been translated into 67 languages.

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