Day of German Unity
On 3 October Germany celebrates the Day of German Unity. Read how it came about and how the country has since grown together
Germany has been reunited since October 3, 1990. The peaceful revolution of the people in the GDR had brought down the Wall that had divided Germany into east and west.
The fall of the Wall
On the evening of November 9, 1989, the GDR opened its border crossings to the West for all citizens: The event went down in history as The Fall of the Wall.