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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.
Elmshorn is a city known for its historic myths and traditions, scenic beauty, cooperative people and luxurious hotels and cottages. It is also one of the favorite holiday destinations for most of the vacation lovers. Located almost 32 kilometers to the north of Hamburg at the small river Kruckau, close to the Elbe River, Elmshorn is the sixth-biggest city in the state of Schleswig-Holstein.
Elmshorn possesses a unique history and economic importance as it is the most visited tourist destinations. The industrial development in and around the city has also resulted in the increase of population. However, in spite of this intense urbanization, the city has embraced many memorials that are neoclassical, modernist, noucentrist and simply eclectic. It is also the birthplace of the medievalist Heinz Woehlk.
Presently, Elmshorn experiences a sharp social, economic and population growth derivative of the strategic position of the locality and the high level of well-being and quality of life that is enjoyed with respect to other places of Germany. This fact is consolidated due to the growing figures of population that reveal 48,386 inhabitants as of 2005 census and population density of 2,265 inhabitants per square kilometer. It is one of the favorite holiday destinations for most of the vacation lovers.

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