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Erbach (Hesse)

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.

Erbach im Odenwald is a town in Hesse, Germany. It is the capital of Odenwald District and has a population of 14,000. Erbach is the former seat of the Counts of Erbach-Erbach. The Counts of Erbach ruled parts of the Odenwald from their castles until the dissolution of the Holy Roman Empire in 1806. Erbach has an elevation of 200 to 560 meters in the Odenwald in the valley of the Mumling stream. Its population as on from 31 December 2004 was 13,696 with an area of 73.43 square kilometers. Its population density is 223 per square kilometers. Erbach borders Michelstadt to the north, the market community Kirchzell to the east, the community Hesseneck and the town Beerfelden in the south, and the community Mossautal in the west.

Hesse is a state of Germany with an area of 21,110 square kilometers and just over six million inhabitants. The capital city of Hesse is Wiesbaden while its economic centre and largest city is nearby Frankfurt am Main and the surrounding Rhine Main Area. Situated in western-central Germany, Hesse borders on from the north-west and clockwise, the German states of North Rhine-Westphalia, Lower Saxony, Thuringia, Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg and Rhineland-Palatinate. Its principal cities include Frankfurt am Main, Wiesbaden, Darmstadt, Offenbach, Giessen, Wetzlar and Limburg in the greater Rhine Main Area, Fulda in the east, as well as Kassel and Marburg in the north.

Erbach can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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