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Annaburg (Saxony-Anhalt)

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.
Annaburg is a small city in Wittenberg district in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. The population of the city Annaburg was 3,762 in 2005 with an area of 120.61 square kilometers. In the 13th century, the Ascanians built a hunting lodge on the site of Annaburg. This stately edifice, however, burnt down in 1422.
Annaburg has two centres, one also called Annaburg and the other Purzien. Until 1572, Annaburg was called Lochau and was, until it was abolished for good in 1821. The first Saxon court pharmacy is also to be found in Annaburg. From 1780, the Amt actuary, Christian August Seidel, ran a mulberry orchard in Annaburg. After losing city rights in the 17th century, they were granted Annaburg once again in 1939.
Annaburg is an attractive city with natural beauty and historical places, while traveling in Germany. It is a city with endless recreational opportunities, rich history, and modern day luxuries.

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