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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.
Heilbronn is a city in northern Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. It is surrounded by Heilbronn County and with approximately 120,000 residents it is the 6th largest city in Baden-Wurttemberg. Heilbronn is also a major economic centre of the Heilbronn-Franken region that includes almost the entire Northeast of Baden-Wurttemberg. Heilbronn is known for its wine industry and is nicknamed Käthchenstadt after Heinrich von Kleist's play Das Kathchen von Heilbronn.
Heilbronn is located in the northern corner of the Neckar basin at the bottom of the Wartberg. It is spread out on both banks of the Neckar on a fertile terrace and the highest spot inside city limits is the Schweinsberg at a height of 372 meters. The fertile Neckar floodplains in the Heilbronn basin aided early settlement by farmers and ranchers. Before the 1st century AD, Anno Domini, the Celts already mined here for salt from brine. Heilbronn is located near the border between the Swabian-Alemannic and the Franconian dialects of the German language.
Heilbronn’s main attractions are the Stadttheater Heilbronn, Theaterschiff Heilbronn, Wurttembergisches Kammerorchester e.V. Heilbronn, Museum of Natural History, Neckarschifffahrtsmuseum, City Galery, Deutschhof, Museum of archeology, Kleist-Archiv Sembdner, South-German Train Museum Heilbronn, .Alter Handkran,
Bollwerksturm, Deutschhof, Steam power plant, Community centre Harmonie, Court and Fleischhaus, Gotzenturm, Harbor market tower, Haus Zehender, Kathchenhaus, City Hall with historic astronomic clock, Schieshaus, Trappenseeschlosschen, Weinvilla, Kilianskirche, Deutschordensmunster, Nikolaikirche Siebenrohrenbrunnen, Old Cemetery Park, Outlook tower on the Wartberg, Ehrenfriedhof, Fleinertorbrunnen, Robert Mayer Memorial, Bismarck Memorial, Siebenrohrenbrunnen and the Schwäbisch-Frankischer Wald State Park and vineyards.
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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