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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.
Koblenz is a city situated on both banks of the Rhine at its convergence with the Moselle, where the Deutsches Eck and its monument are situated. After Mainz and Ludwigshafen am Rhein, it is the third biggest city in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. Koblenz lies in the Rhineland, 92 kilometers southeast of Cologne by rail. In 2005, the population of the city was 107,064.
The church was initially founded in 836 by Louis the Pious, but the present Romanesque building was completed in 1208, the Gothic vaulted roof dating from 1498. In front of the church of Saint Castor stands a fountain, erected by the French in 1812, with an inscription to honor Napoleon's invasion of Russia.
Also Koblenz has handsome law courts, government buildings, and a theatre, a museum of antiquities, a conservatory of music, schools, five hospitals and several charitable institutions. Koblenz is a principal seat of the Mosel and Rhenish wine trade and also does a big business in the export of mineral waters. It is a city with endless recreational opportunities, rich history, and modern day luxuries.

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