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Bergneustadt (North Rhine-Westphalia)

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.
Bergneustadt is a place in the eastern part of the Oberbergischer Kreis, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located 50 kilometers east of Cologne. It is part of the Berg region. In 1301 the place was mentioned for the first time in a documentary named Klaus Pampus. It was established as a frontier city of Mark in opposition to the archbishop of Cologne. So Bergneustadt received its town charter previously in the first years.
The town grew around a castle built in 1301 by Ruttger von Altena ordered by Count Eberhard II of the Mark. In the part of town Wiedenest is one so-called colored church, a church with stands Middle Ages to lichen cover paintings. In addition there are numerous associations and facilities, churches and schools provided and set up by this city. Its population in 2005 was 20,589, area is 37.86 square kilometers, population density is 544 per square kilometer and is elevated at 500 meter.

Bergneustadt is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in Germany. It is worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of Germany.

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