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Living in Germany

City Contours © Tobias Schrank

City Contours

German cities are as diverse as the landscape that surrounds them. In a series of city portraits, we embark on a journey through Goethe's homeland. Our authors have taken a close look at things small and large which make their cities so unique and lovable.

The German Dialecets


Living together in town and country Grafik: Tobias Schrank © Goethe-Institut


How do we want to live? In view of skyrocketing rents and property prices in cities worldwide, this is not so easy to answer. Ideas from the past, present and for the future help with solutions.

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