Global living

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Betsie Van Der Meer/Getty Images Betsie Van Der Meer/Getty Images

The digital self and urban lifestyle

Mobile generation: young ­people in Germany like to go places. Both in the wide expanses of the social networks and in ­reality. What is important is open-­mindedness.
. . . that on average 10 to 17-year-olds in Germany do 37 minutes of exercise a day?
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Major cities are particularly attractive for young people.
Stephan Pramme
Stephan Pramme Stephan Pramme
Committed gymnast: Michelle Timm is training for success.
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dpa/Jan Woitas dpa/Jan Woitas
Sports is among the most popular recreational activities – and offers many opportunities to learn tolerance.
Travelling in Germany, involved in sports – plenty of information is available.

Germany’s best

Big names: be it Manuel Neuer or Toni Kroos, footballers are the nation’s idols. Star skier Felix Neureuther, basketball player Dirk Nowitzki, and Grand Prix Racing World Champion ­Sebastian Vettel are also extremely popular.