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
In a peaceful revolution, the people in the GDR stood up against the regime in East-Berlin, gaining their freedom. After the downfall of the Berlin Wall, the path was cleared to reunify the divided Germany.
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.