The German Wikipedia (German: Deutschsprachige Wikipedia) is the German language edition of Wikipedia. Founded 16 March 2001, it is the second-oldest and the first non-English-language Wikipedia. By count of articles, it is the third largest Wikipedia, after the English Wikipedia and the Swedish Wikipedia.
German is the official and predominant spoken language in Germany. It is one of 24 official and working languages of the European Union, and one of the three procedural languages of the European Commission. German is the most widely spoken first language in the European Union, with around 100 million native speakers.
German (German: Deutsch) is a West Germanic language. It is spoken in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Luxembourg; natively by around 100 million people. It is the most widely spoken mother tongue in the first language. There are some people who speak German in Belgium, The Netherlands, France and Northern Italy.
German ( Deutsch [dɔʏtʃ]) is a West Germanic language mainly spoken in Central Europe. It is the most widely spoken and official or co-official language in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and the Italian province of South Tyrol. It is also a co-official language of Luxembourg and Belgium, as well as a recognized national ...
German(s) may refer to: Germany (of or related to) Germania (historical use) Germans, citizens of Germany, people of German ancestry, or native speakers of the German language For citizens of Germany, see also German nationality law; Germanic peoples (Roman times) German language. any of the Germanic languages; German cuisine, traditional foods of Germany
The German ethnicity emerged among Germanic peoples of Western and Central Europe, particularly the Franks, Frisians, Saxons, Thuringii, Alemanni and Baiuvarii. The beginnings of the German states can be traced back to the Frankish king Clovis I, who established the kingdom of Francia in the 5th century.
German requires that subordinate clauses be separated from the main clause with commas; English either does not require the commas or uses them to distinguish a non-restrictive clause from a restrictive clause. Wikitables or infoboxes. Some tables copied from German Wikipedia may not look the same due to differences in margin alignment or width.
German is a language of Austria, Belgium, Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg and Switzerland and has regional status in Italy, Poland, Namibia and Denmark. German also continues to be spoken as a minority language by immigrant communities in North America, South America, Central America, Mexico and Australia.
The Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) has 16 states (German: Bundesländer singular: Bundesland). The biggest is Bavaria and the smallest is Bremen . Most of them were created after the Second World War , although their historical roots can be traced back to the early Middle Ages in some cases.
German was a columnist and investigative reporter at the Las Vegas Sun for more than two decades, covering organized crime, government, politics, and courts. He covered the MGM Grand fire in 1980 and the early 2000s FBI investigation into bribes taken by Clark County commissioners ( Operation G-Sting ).