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Anklam (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania)

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.
Anklam is a town in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany, located on the banks of the Peene River, 8 kilometers from its mouth in the Kleines Haff and 85 kilometers northwest of Szczecin, on the railway to Stralsund. It is the capital of the district of Ostvorpommern. The population of the city Anklam was 14,603 in the year 2005 with the area of 41.27 square kilometers.
The fortifications of Anklam were dismantled in 1762 and have not since been restored, although the old walls are still standing formerly however, it was a city of considerable military importance which suffered severely during the Thirty Years' and the Seven Years' Wars and this fact together with the repeated damage of fire and of the plague has made its history more eventful than is typically the case with towns of the same size.
The church of St Mary has a modern tower, 50 meters high. The industries consist of iron foundries and factories for sugar and soap and there is a military school. It is a city with endless recreational opportunities, rich history, and modern day luxuries.

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