German facts for kids
German can mean different things.
- Anything related to Germany
- German language
- Germans, people from Germany or one of the earlier countries in the same area
- Germanic peoples, people who speak Germanic languages, including German and some other languages
- the early people known as Franks
- Holy Roman Empire (843-1806)
- German Confederation (1815-1866)
- German Empire (1871-1918)
- Weimar Republic (1919-1933)
- German Democratic Republic or East Germany (1949-1990)
When talking about a person, it can mean someone who lives in Germany, or someone who thinks of himself or herself as 'German'.
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