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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.
Monchengladbach is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated west of the Rhine half way between Dusseldorf and the Dutch border. The name was changed to Monchen Gladbach in 1950 and Monchengladbach in 1960. The source of the town was an abbey founded in 974. The city is home of the football club, Borussia Monchengladbach, Formula One race car drivers Nick Heidfeld and Heinz-Harald Frentzen, and the philosopher Hans Jonas was born there as well.
The city is exclusive in Germany for having two central stations that include Monchengladbach Hauptbahnhof, Hbf and Rheydt Hbf, the result of the union of the two cities, in which the deprecated name for Rheydt Hbf never got removed. There is a Municipal Abteiberg Museum for modern art and the Municipal Museum Schloss Rheydt for fine art. A city known for its historic myths and traditions, scenic beauty, luxurious hotels and cottages, Monchengladbach is one of the favorite holiday destinations for most of the vacation lovers.

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