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Annaberg-Buchholz (Saxony)

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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.
Annaberg-Buchholz is a city in the Free State of Saxony, Germany, in the Erzgebirge, capital of the district Annaberg. In 2004, the population of the city was 23,147. The town is situated in the Ore Mountains, at the side of the Pohlberg. It has three Protestant churches, among them that of St Annen, which is also the biggest of its kind in the Federal State of Saxony.
The city Annaberg-Buchholz is a well-known place and worth visiting by tourists, particularly in winter for skiing and the Christmas flair. The Ore Mountains are referred to as Land of Christmas and renowned for their special flair the Christmas markets and the scarved sculptures. In 1945 the two towns Annaberg and Buchholz combined into the new town Annaberg-Buchholz. It is a city with endless recreational opportunities, rich history, and modern day luxuries.

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