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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.
Velbert is a city of North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany, located in the hills of the Berg region. It is approximately 20 kilometres north-east of the state capital Dusseldorf and 12 kilometres north-west of Wuppertal on the left side of the Ruhr river. The population as of 2005 was 87,792. Langenberg, now in Velbert, is well known as the location of the Sender Langenberg transmitter site.
Velbert stands on the highest part of the Berg region and also in its centre. Its average elevation is around 230 metres above sea level. Its highest point, at 303 metres, is the Hordt-Berg and its lowest, at around 80 metres, is in Nierenhof am Deilbach. The highest point in Velbert itself is 263 metres above sea level, at the corner of Friedrichstrabe and Langenberger Strabe. The main industries of Velbert are brick-making and limestone quarrying.
Since December 2003, Velbert's S-Bahn connection has been route S9, running Haltern am See-Marl-Bottrop-Essen-Langenberg-Neviges-Wuppertal, which is an attractive line to commuters. The old town of Velbert now has no rail connection. The former station buildings at Velbert-West and Velbert Central are now restaurants, and the station at Velbert-Tönisheide is disused. All three were on the discontinued line Wulfrath-Velbert-Heiligenhaus-Kettwig. The operational stations serving the city are those of Nevihen, Langenberg, Neviges and Lohmuhle.
Velbert, 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, Velbert 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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