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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.
Reutlingen is a city in Baden-Wurttemberg, which is located in Germany. It is the capital of the same-named district Reutlingen. As of September 2004, it had a population of 109939 and in year of 2005, the population was 112099. The city has an area of 87.06 square kilometers with a population density of 1,288 square kilometers. Reutlingen has a university of applied sciences, which was founded in 1855, originally as a weaver's school. The city is elevated at about 380 meters above the sea level. It lies right next to the Swabian Jura, hence why it is often called the gate to the Swabian Jura.
In discovered history of Reutlingen, it was the first settlements in the area are believed to date from the 4th or 5th century. The name Reutlingen was first mentioned in writing in the so-called Bempflingen Treaty. Reutlingen became a city of the Holy Roman Empire, and therefore subject to the Holy Roman Emperor rather than the Duke of Wurttemberg. Reutlingen's city council signed the Augsburg Confession in 1530 and the Formula of Concord in 1580.
Reutlingen prides itself on its important role in social and cultural development in the history of Reutlingen as well as on the opportunity provided to its citizens to work, live and grow in a clean and prosperous environment. The city of Reutlingen has placed itself at the top of a list of municipalities in the Metropolitan Region with the highest quality of life.

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