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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.
Plauen is a city in the Free State of Saxony, east-central Germany. The city is situated near the border of Bavaria and the Czech Republic. Its population density is 679 persons per square kilometers with population of 69,322 residents in 2005 in an area of 102.12 square kilometers. The city was founded by Slavs in the 12th century and was passed to Bohemia in 1327 and to Saxony in 1466. In the 1930s, Plauen earned the dubious distinction of hosting the first chapter of the Nazi Party outside of Bavaria.
Plauen’s tourist attractions is Museum Plauener Spitze, Galerie plauen, Old Town Hall, Elstertalbrucke, Friedensbrucke, the largest stone arch bridge in the world, Johanniskirche, and Alte Elsterbrücke, the oldest bridge in Saxony. Plauen is home to a University of Applied Sciences, with about 300 students and a Diploma Fachhochschule.
Plauen is also known as the town of best geographical environment and has traced its origins back to prehistoric times. 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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