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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.
Freiberg is a city in the Free State of Saxony, Germany, capital of the district Freiberg. The city’s population is 45,428 as per the 2001 census and 43,394 as per 2005. Its area is 48.05 square kilometers, population density is 905 per square kilometers and the city is elevated at 400 meters. The city was founded in 1186, and has been a center of the mining industry in the Ore Mountains for centuries.
A symbol of this history is the Freiberg University of Technology and Mining, recognized in 1765 and the oldest university of metallurgy and mining in the world. The city also has a distinguished cathedral containing a well-known Gottfried Silbermann organ. In 1985 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints built the picturesque Freiberg Germany Temple here because of the large number of members in the area. A city known for its historic myths and traditions, scenic beauty, luxurious hotels and cottages, Freiberg is one of the favorite holiday destinations for most of the vacation lovers.

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