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Germany is divided into 16 states which are further subdivided into 439 districts and cities. Germany is one of the largest European economy and the third largest economy in the world in real terms, placed behind the United States and Japan, and fifth behind the United States, China, India and Japan counted by purchasing power parity.
Brandenburg is a town in the state of Brandenburg, Germany. It is located on the banks of the Havel River. In 2005, its population was recorded at 74,129 people. Although the town of Brandenburg is less than the state of Brandenburg, it was named after the town and not vice versa. Today it is a small town compared to nearby Berlin, but once it was the origin of the realms of Brandenburg and Prussia.
The castle of Brandenburg, which was a fortress of the Slavic tribe Stodoranie called Brenna, was conquered in 929 by King Henry the Fowler. The town remained German until 983, when a Slavic rebellion was successful. In the next 170 years, it was ruled by Slavic princes of the Hevelles tribe. The last of them, Pribislav, died in 1150. Afterwards Albert I settled here and became the first margrave of Brandenburg. The town was restricted to the western bank of the Havel until 1196, when it was extended to the eastern side. The parts on either side of the river were regarded as two different towns for centuries.
Brandenburg  is considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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