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Did you know that Germany, with 83 million inhabitants, is the most populous country in the European Union? Or, that 65% of German autobahns don’t have any speed limit? Or that the longest German word has 80 letters – do you know what it is? “Donaudampfschifffahrtselektrizitätenhauptbetriebswerkbauunterbeamtengesellschaft” (Association for Subordinate Officials of the Main Maintenance Building of the Danube Steam Shipping Electrical Services) Here you can learn a potpourri of facts about Germany and German-speaking culture. Have fun poking around!