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Germany or the Federal Republic of Germany is located in Central Europe with Berlin as its capital city. The German language was once the lingua franca of central, eastern and northern Europe. It is a member state of the United Nations, NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the G8, Group of 8, and the G4, Group of 4, nations, and is a founding member of the European Union. It is the European Union's most populous and most economically powerful member state.
Trier is a city in Germany on the western bank of the Moselle River. It is the largest old city in Germany. Trier lies in a valley between low vine-covered hills of ruddy sandstone in the west of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate, near the German border with Luxembourg and within the important Mosel-Saar-Ruwer wine-growing region. Trier is one of several cities that each claim to be the oldest city in Germany.
Trier is home to the University of Applied Sciences of Trier or Fachhochschule Trier. The administration of the Trier-Saarburg district and the seat of the ADD, Aufsichts- und Dienstleistungsdirektion, which until 1999 was the borough authority of Trier.
With an approximate population of 100,000, Trier was until 2005 ranked fourth alongside Kaiserslautern among the state's largest cities. Trier is one of the five central places of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate. Trier is the oldest seat of a Christian bishop in Germany.
Established in Trier is the University of Trier. Trier has been the base for the German round of the World Rally Championship since 2000, with the rally's presentation held next to the Porta Nigra.
Trier’s main attractions are the Porta Nigra, a complete amphitheatre, the Roman bridge across the Moselle River, the ruins of several Roman baths, the huge Basilica, the Cathedral of Dom St. Peter, the Baroque church of St. Paulin, the Trierian Moselle Crane, the Baroque Customs crane, Roscheider Hof, the exhibition slate mine fell, the toy museum trier, the Rheinisches Landesmuseum and the Städtisches Museum Simeonstift

Tourism in Germany has expanded since the end of World War II, and many tourists visit Germany to experience a sense of European history. The countryside exhibits a pastoral aura, while its cities exhibit both a modern and classical feel.

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