German is an official language in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Luxembourg.
World-renowned for its rich cultural history, festive celebrations and historic sites, Germany also has a vibrant arts scene and is a front runner in the fields of renewable energy and conservation. Germany stretches from flat farming country in the north to rolling hills in the centre to the Alps in the south.
Germany offers an active youth culture, and a wide range of activities to choose from. German teenagers generally devote weekdays to studying and leave community organized activities, sports and hanging out for the weekends. Top sports: soccer, hiking and bicycling.