40 Fascinating Photos of Germany in the 1970s

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Germany is a country in Central Europe. It is the second-most populous country in Europe after Russia, and the most populous member state of the European Union. Germany is situated between the Baltic and North seas to the north, and the Alps to the south; it covers an area of 357,022 square kilometers (137,847 sq mi). It borders Denmark to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria and Switzerland to the south, and France, Luxembourg, Belgium, and the Netherlands to the west. The nation’s capital and largest city is Berlin, and its financial centre is Frankfurt; the largest urban area is the Ruhr.

Germany in the 1970s
Germany is a great power with a strong economy; it has the largest economy in Europe, the world’s fourth-largest economy by nominal GDP, and the fifth-largest by PPP. As a global leader in several industrial, scientific and technological sectors, it is both the world’s third-largest exporter and importer of goods.
As a developed country, which ranks very high on the Human Development Index, Germany offers social security and a universal health care system, environmental protections, and a tuition-free university education. The country is a member of the United Nations, NATO, the G7, the G20, and the OECD. It has the third-greatest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
These fascinating photos were taken by waitingfortrain that show street scenes of Germany in the 1970s.
Berchtesgaden, Germany, 1972

Berchtesgaden, Germany, 1972

Berchtesgaden, Germany, 1972

Berchtesgaden, Germany, 1972

Frankfurt Airport, Germany, 1972

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