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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 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.
Tubingen, a traditional town of Baden-Wurttemberg in Germany, is situated 20 miles or 30 kilometers southwest of Stuttgart, on a ridge between the rivers Neckar and Ammer. Tubingen functions as the seat of the administrative district of Tubingen, as well as of the county of Tubingen. In 2002, the city had 82,885 inhabitants, including circa 22,000 students. Tubingen is best described as a mixture of an old and distinguished academic flair including liberal politics and German-style fraternities, with rural, agricultural and typical Swabian elements. The city contains many picturesque buildings from previous centuries, and lies on the river Neckar.
The Eberhard Karls University of Tubingen dates from 1477, making it one of the oldest in Germany. Tubingen itself dates from the 6th or 7th century, officially first appearing in records in 1191. By 1231, the city was a civitas indicating recognition of civil liberties and a court system. Its name ends with the familiar ingen, indicating it was originally settled by the Alemanic tribes.
Tubingen, justifiably so, enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers, and is one of the most visited place. Presently, Tubingen 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.

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