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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.
Langenfeld is a town in North-Rhine-Westphalia, Germany in the district of Mettmann. The suburban city is located between Dusseldorf and Cologne. Langenfeld was formed from the two localities of Richrath and Reusrath and received city rights in 1948. The population of the city as of 2003 was 58,899. The area of the city is 41.1 square kilometers with a population density of 1,433 per square kilometer and the city is elevated at about 51 meters above the sea level.
Langenfeld is accessed by nearby highways A3, A59 and A542, as well as the Bundesstrasse B8. The mainline railway from Dusseldorf to Cologne runs through the town's area as well. Public transport is provided in the city by the S-Bahn line S6 and various bus lines. The nearest airports are Dusseldorf International and Cologne Bonn Airport.
Presently, Langenfeld experiences a sharp social, economic and population growth derivative of the strategic position of the locality and the high level of well-being and quality of life that is enjoyed with respect to other places of Germany. Langenfeld, justifiably so, enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers, and is one of the most visited place.

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