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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.
Ulm is a city in the German Bundesland of Baden-Württemberg, situated on the river Danube, about 90 kilometers south-east of Stuttgart and 140 kilometers north-west of Munich. The city, whose population is estimated at 120,000 in 2005, forms an urban district of its own and is the administrative seat of the Alb-Donau district. Ulm was founded around 850 and is rich in history and traditions as a former Imperial Free City. Today, it is an economic center due to its varied industries, and it is the seat of a university. Internationally, Ulm is primarily known for its gothic cathedral and as the birthplace of Albert Einstein. Ulm lies at the point where the Blau and Iller rivers join the Danube, at an altitude of 479 meters above sea level.
The city has very old trade traditions dating from medieval times, and a long history of industrialization, beginning with the establishment of a train station in 1850. The most important sector is still classical industry. The establishment of the University of Ulm, which focuses on biomedicine, sciences and engineering, helped support the transition to high-tech industry in close connection to academic research, especially after the crisis of classical industries in the 1980s.
Ulm, justifiably so, enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers, and is one of the most visited place. It is also said the place of best geographical environment and can trace its origin back to prehistoric times. Presently, Ulm 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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