Cultural Differences In Political And Cultural Similarities Between France And Germany

Good Essays
Cultural comparison between France and Germany
European French and German don’t look different regarding culture, personalities. First of all: French is (partly) a Mediterranean country, this has a huge difference on the personalities culture, etc. Mediterranean countries and people tend to share a lot in culture temperament etc. Also, French is a strong Latin influence, as a former part of the Roman empire sprawling from Egypt and Minor Asia to England. This does make a difference while Germans do also have been part of the Roman Catholic world for ages, they do have a different level of integration with this distinct Roman culture that shaped the western civilization. French is seemed to be a little bit more approachable (although with the barrier of language) on average from most Germans (Huwaë & Schaafsma, 2017). Not so direct or easy going but again they do have a Mediterranean “flavor” on them. Similarly, France maintains a tradition of secularism and has not officially collected data on religious affiliation since the 1872 national census, which complicates assessments of France's religious composition while Germans have Roman Catholic 29%, Protestant 27%, Muslim 4.4%, Orthodox Christian 1.9%, other 1.7%, none or members of unrecorded religious groups 36%

2. Highlight the differences in political/religious opinions, conflicts, and contributions on a national/international level.
The relationship between these two neighbouring countries is
Get Access