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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.
Kassel is a municipality situated along the Fulda River in northern Hessen, Germany, one of the two sources of the Weser River. It is the administrative seat of the Kassel administrative region and of the district of the same name. The city has 194,464 inhabitants in 2005 and covers an area of 106.77 square kilometres. The city's name is derived from the ancient Castellum Cattorum, a castle of the Chatti, a German tribe that has lived in the area since Roman times.
Kassel has important international exhibitions of modern and contemporary art. The various museums include Wilhelmshohe Palace, Museum fur Sepulkralkultur, Art Gallery, New Gallery. The city operates a tramway system, a Stadtbahn system with light rail vehicles running on both main line rail and tram tracks, called RegioTram is presently being deployed. The city operates buses, and was responsible for the development of the Kassel kerb as well. It is a city with endless recreational opportunities, rich history, and modern day luxuries.

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