Various Germanic tribes have inhabited the northern parts of modern Germany since classical antiquity.
A region named Germania was documented before 100 AD.
By 100 AD, when Tacitus wrote Germania, Germanic tribes had settled along the Rhine and the Danube (the Limes Germanicus), occupying most of the area of modern Germany; Austria, Baden Württemberg, southern Bavaria, southern Hessen and the western Rhineland, however, were Roman provinces.
It is part of the Schengen Area, and became a co-founder of the Eurozone in 1999.The finds include 42,000-year-old bird bone and mammoth ivory flutes which are the oldest musical instruments ever found, The Germanic tribes are thought to date from the Nordic Bronze Age or the Pre-Roman Iron Age.From southern Scandinavia and north Germany, they expanded south, east and west from the 1st century BC, coming into contact with the Celtic tribes of Gaul as well as Iranian, Baltic, and Slavic tribes in Central and Eastern Europe.is a federal parliamentary republic in central-western Europe.It includes 16 constituent states, covers an area of 357,021 square kilometres (137,847 sq mi), and has a largely temperate seasonal climate.
Single hauptstadt deutschland 2014
dutch), descended from Old High German diutisc "popular" (i.e.belonging to the diot or diota "people"), originally used to distinguish the language of the common people from Latin and its Romance descendants.Under Augustus, Rome began to invade Germania (an area extending roughly from the Rhine to the Ural Mountains).In 9 AD, three Roman legions led by Varus were defeated by the Cheruscan leader Arminius.During the Migration Period the Germanic tribes expanded southward.