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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.
Gifhorn is a city in Germany, which is located in Lower Saxony, near Hannover, Celle, and Wolfsburg, close to the Aller and Ise rivers. It has around 43,350 inhabitants and is the capital of the district Gifhorn. It was initially mentioned in 1196, when it was located at the crossing of two major merchant routes, one which transported salt between Luneburg and Braunschweig, the other transporting grain between Celle and Magdeburg.
Schools in Gifhorn consist of the Humboldt Gymnasium, the Otto-Hahn-Gymnasium, Fritz-Reuter-Realschule, Dietrich-Bonhoeffer-Realschule, Albert-Schweitzer-Hauptschule, Alfred-Teves-Hauptschule and the Berufsbildenden Schulen I and II. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and can also enjoy its natural beauty concealed by the beautiful landscapes.

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