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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.
Marburg is a city in Hesse, Germany, on the Lahn River. It is the major town of the Marburg-Biedenkopf district with a population of 78,701 inhabitants. It developed at the crossroads of two significant early medieval highways that included an east-west one and a north-south one, the former crossing the river Lahn. It was a town since 1140 and from the Gisos, it fell around that time to the Landgraves of Thuringia, residing on the Wartburg above Eisenach.
Much of the physical attractiveness of Marburg is the legacy of the legendary Lord Mayor Dr. Hanno Drechsler, who encouraged urban renewal and the restoration, for the first time, by object and not by area. Thus, at a time when other cities were still pulling down medieval quarters, the city already protected its unique heritage. It also had one of the first pedestrian zones in Germany.
A city known for its historic myths and traditions, scenic beauty, luxurious hotels and cottages, Marburg is one of the favorite holiday destinations for most of the vacation lovers.

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