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Bitterfeld (Saxony-Anhalt)

Germany or the Federal Republic of Germany is located in Central Europe with Berlin as its capital city. The German language was once the lingua franca of central, eastern and northern Europe. It is a member state of the United Nations, NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the G8, Group of 8, and the G4, Group of 4, nations, and is a founding member of the European Union. It is the European Union's most populous and most economically powerful member state. Germany is one of the largest European economies and the third largest economy in the world in real terms.
Bitterfeld is a town in Saxony-Anhalt which lies to the northeast of central Germany, it is eighth largest in area and tenth in population among the country's sixteen Bundeslander and is capital of the district Bitterfeld. It is situated approx. 25 kilometers south of Dessau, and 30 kilometers northeast of Halle or Saale. During the GDR, German Democratic Republic, years, it gained notoriety for its chemical industry complex which caused remarkably severe pollution even for GDR standards. Today it is still largely an industrial town. Bitterfeld is also the seat of the Verwaltungsgemeinschaft or collective municipality.
Tourism in Germany has expanded since the end of World War II, and many tourists visit Germany to experience a sense of European history. The countryside exhibits a pastoral aura, while its cities exhibit both a modern and classical feel.

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