Germany and the U.S.

Wunderbar together

The Year of German-American Friendship aims to encourage exchange and encounter – especially at a time of political differences.

Lest we forget

Filmmaker Luigi Toscano gives victims of the Holocaust the opportunity to speak - and us the opportunity to understand.
Partnerstädte: Feuerwehrmann Christopher aus Rockville
Twin cities

“Our friendships have become like a second family”

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Partnerstädte: Feuerwehrmann Jan aus Pinneberg
Twin cities

“We stand united like brothers”

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Quiz

Germany-USA Quiz

Deutschlandjahr USA
Question 1/4
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    Ein Pfälzer Dialekt wird noch immer in den USA gesprochen
    What is the name of the Rhenish Palatine dialect still spoken in the USA today?
    Question 2/4
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      Die USA haben deutlich mehr Einwohner als die USA
      How many more inhabitants does the USA have than Germany?
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        German-American Day
        On which day is German-American Day celebrated in the USA?
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          Es gibt deutsche Worte, die in den USA genutzt werden
          Which German word is not commonly used in the USA?
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          Quick facts
          3,767
          kilometres

          is the length of the longest river in the USA: the Missouri River

          1,233
          kilometres

          is the length of the longest river in Germany: the Rhine

          50
          is the number of federal

          states in the USA

          16
          is the number of federal

          states in Germany

          Brian S. Mitchell
          Voices

          „Professional and personal relationship“

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          Shared history

          Emigration

          Away to a new world: German immigrants play a significant role in the history of the USA.

          The World Wars

          Two devastating wars that changed the course of history. The USA played a significant role in the Allies’ victory.

          Post-war period

          After the Second World War, the USA assumed a decisive role in Germany’s reconstruction.

          Reunification

          A historical milestone: The world grew a little bit closer together when the Berlin Wall came down.

          Present and future

          Germany and the USA are transatlantic friends; they share many values, but do not always agree on everything.

          EUlogy of Defense

          No longer able to rely on America’s military leadership, the EU is harmonizing its military capabilities and facilities.

          Earn while you learn

          The US Department of Labor has designated Charleston a national model region for the advancement of vocational training based on the German apprenticeship system.

          We believe in German-American friendship

          Our countries are united through deep historical ties, shared values, and bold visions for the future. Join us for a year-long festival celebrating our transatlantic partnership through dialogue, experience, and exchange. #Wunderbartogether

          The future of fahrvergnügen

          The automotive industry is facing major challenges around the world. German carmakers have more to lose than most and are thus investing a great deal in securing its future.

          Not without America

          Wolfgang Ischinger, chairman of the Munich Security Conference explains why Europe must become more independent, yet cannot forgo its alliance with the US.