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Germany or the Federal Republic of Germany is located in Central Europe with Berlin as its capital city. The German language was once the lingua franca of central, eastern and northern Europe. It is a member state of the United Nations, NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the G8, Group of 8, and the G4, Group of 4, nations, and is a founding member of the European Union. It is the European Union's most populous and most economically powerful member state. Germany is one of the largest European economies and the third largest economy in the world in real terms.
Dormagen is a town in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany in the Rhein-Kreis Neuss. It is situated between Dusseldorf, Cologne and Moenchengladbach on the western bank of the river Rhine. As of 2005, it had a population of 63,434 living within a total area of 85.4 square kilometers and had a population density of 743 inhabitants per square kilometer. Dormagen consists of 16 districts, Broich, Delhoven, Delrath, Dormagen Mitte, Gohr, Hackenbroich, Hackhausen, Horrem, Knechtsteden, Nievenheim, Rheinfeld, St. Peter, Straberg, Stürzelberg, Uckerath and Zons.
Dormagen was founded in 50 AD. Its name was Durnomagus. The town is served by the Cologne to Dusseldorf railway line. The German motorway 57 connects Dormagen with the same cities. Its main industry and employer is the chemical factory of Bayer.
Tourism in Germany has expanded since the end of World War II, and many tourists visit Germany to experience a sense of European history. The countryside exhibits a pastoral aura, while its cities exhibit both a modern and classical feel.

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