2013 FRANKFURT MARATHON, GERMANY: 4:19:43 (2013-10-27)

2016 BERLIN MARATHON, GERMANY: 5:10:27 (2016-09-25)


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Capital: Berlin

Population: 81,9 million

Currency: Euro (EUR)

Famous people from Germany: Katarina Witt (figure skater), Bertolt Brecht (poet), Steffi Graf (tennis), Christoph Waltz (actor), Ludwig van Beethoven (composer), Johann Sebastian Bach (composer), Johannes Brahms (composer), Johannes Gutenberg (book-printing), Franz Beckenbauer (soccer)

Fun facts about Germany:

Germany became world’s first country to adopt Daylight Saving Time (DST), in the year 1916.

Germany is the largest economy, and the second most populous nation, of Europe. Germany claims the distinction of being the fifth biggest economy in the world.

Many great philosophers of the world, like Kant, Hegel, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche and Heidegger, were German.

The tallest church in the world, Ulm Cathedral, is in Germany. It is 161.53 meters (530 feet) high.

Germans do not answer phone calls with hi or hello, they say their surname instead.

The tradition of Christmas tree came from Germany.

In Germany nearly 70% highways have no speed limit.

German is the third most popularly taught language in the whole world.

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It’s easy to find great hostels in Frankfurt, I used Hostelworld while searching for accommodations.