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Germany is located in Central Europe and it shares borders with Denmark in the North, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and France in the West, Austria and Switzerland in the South and Poland and the Czech Republic in the East. The North Sea and the Baltic Sea represent additional National Borders in the North. The official language of Germany is German and Berlin is the capital. The climate is quite pleasant with almost all variety of seasonal flavors as temperate, marine, cool, cloudy, wet winters and summers, occasional warm, tropical foehn wind and high relative humidity.
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.
Bruhl is a city in Germany, located 20 kilometers south of Cologne, in the Rhein-Erft-Kreis. There are currently 44,010 inhabitants residing in this region. It is located at the edge of the nature reserve Naturpark Kottenforst-Ville. The Town of Bruhl was the residence of the Prince Bishops of Cologne. In the 18th century the Prince Bishop Clemens August replaced a former castle and built the Palaces Augustusburg and Falkenlust near the city centre and is listed as world heritage sites. Until 1990, the Castle was used by the government of the federal republic to welcome presidents and heads of other states.
Special attractions and museums are the amusement park Phantasialand is located in Bruhl. In 2005 the Max-Ernst-Museum opened. It displays sculptures and paintings of the surrealistic artist Max Ernst, who was born in Bruhl. Local history and pottery are shown in two small museums in the city. As it is often regarded as among the most beautiful parts of Germany, it is one of the most visited places amongst the most die-hard travelers the world over.

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