Oktoberfest 2008 from Munich and Bavaria is the world’s biggest popular celebration and is as usually overcrowded. The liter beer costs 8,3 Euro at Oktoberfest 2008. Some of the foreigners coming to Oktoberfest 2008 are happy about it (French and Italians), some not (Aussies), depending of the beer price in their country.
Nevertheless, they come every year, tasting the beer and the delicious Wuerstchen! Everybody is celebrating, only in the Carnival of Rio you can find a similar atmosphere.
Oktoberfest has a respectable tradition, one hundred years. It is a good occasion for the Germans to wear their traditional suits, Dirndl for the women ( very sexy) and Lederhose for the man. The beer flows to Oktoberfest 2008, it is an unforgettable show. People drink, make parties and take a rest, in order to start next day from zero again.
Oktoberfest 2008 with its tents is legendary, hurry up to catch the Oktoberfest 2008. Millions of visitors and liters of beer are waiting for you to Oktoberfest 2008. Join the party.
Average stats for Oktoberfest
Area: 103.79 acres (0.42 km²)
Seats in the festival halls: ca. 100,000
Visitors: ~ 6.2 million
Beer: appr. 6,940,600 liters (126,900 liters non-alcoholic)
Wine: 79,624 liters
Sparkling wine: 32,047 liters
Coffee, tea: 222,725 liters
Water, lemonade: 909,765 ½ liters
Chicken: 521,872 units
Pork sausages: 142,253 pairs
Fish: 38,650 kg
Pork knuckles: 58,446 units
Oxen: 104 units,
Expenditure of electricity: 2.8 million kWh (as much as 14% of Munich’s daily need or as much as a four person family will need in 52 years and 4 months)
Expenditure of gas: about 205,000 m³
Expenditure of water: about 90,000 m³ (as much as 27% of Munich’s daily need )
Waste: 678 t (2004)
Toilets: about 980 seated, more than 878 meters of urinals and 17 for disabled persons
Telephones: 83, also for international credit cards
Lost property: about 4000 items, among them 260 pairs of glasses, 200 mobile phones, wedding rings, and even crutches.
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