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That’s right. A Hallig is a really small island; the most populous in Germany has only 105 inhabitants. There are several such islands in the North Sea and they are regularly flooded during storm tides.

Okay, okay. Perhaps we should be looking for somewhere a bit more lively for you. Would you prefer to live in a city or in the countryside? Or simply where most Germans live?

What percentage of Germans do you think live in a town or city?

74 % 54 % 94 %