German economy, culture and lifestyle

Germany as Europe's largest economy and third largest in the world makes most visitors think first of businesses. German car makers like BMW, Volkswagen, Mercedes or Porsche are world renowned just as industrial corporations such as Siemens and Bosch.

But Karl Lagerfeld as a great fashion designer, writers such as Friedrich Schiller, Goethe, music by Bach and Beethoven and the German national football team are exports. Young hip cities like Berlin or Leipzig are just as much a part of the German diversity, such as the North Sea and the Alps.

Germany with its 80 million people in 16 federal states covering an area of ​​about 350,000 km² offer you as visitors of the JCI World Congress 2014 a lot to discover.