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Birkenfeld (Rhineland-Palatinate)

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.
Birkenfeld is one of the popular destinations in Germany, and is well known for the quantity of cultural related attractions and monuments. It is a town and municipality, capital of the district Birkenfeld, in Rhineland-Palatinate. Situated in the Hunsruck, approximately 15 kilometers to the south-west direction of Idar-Oberstein, Birkenfeld has an area of 19,846 square kilometers and about four million inhabitants.
In the 17th and the 18th century, Birkenfeld was capital of the Pfalzgrafschaft Birkenfeld, whose heir Maximilian Joseph inherited the electorates of Palatinate and Bavaria in 1799, who became king of Bavaria in 1806. Later, it also became the seat of the Verbandsgemeinde, which consists of the following municipalities such as Abentheuer, Brucken, Dienstweiler, Ellenberg, Gimbweiler, Hattgenstein, Kronweiler, Meckenbach and Rotsweiler-Nockenthal.
Like some of its sister municipalities and towns, Birkenfeld is blessed with beautiful surroundings and a unique natural setting. The picturesque scenery, the majesty of the mountains, the slow pace of life, and the welcoming nature of its people all combine to make this region one of the most important tourist attractions in Germany.

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