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Gehren (Thuringia)

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.
Gehren is a town in the Ilm-Kreis district, in Thuringia which lies in central Germany and is among the smaller of the country's sixteen Bundeslander or federal states, being eleventh in size with an area of 16,200 square km and twelfth most populous with 2.45 million inhabitants in Germany. It is situated 7 kilometers southeast of Ilmenau. It has become town in 1855. Today, 3,600 people live in Gehren. Between 1881 and 1998, Gehren was linked to Ilmenau by railway. The castle of Gehren burned down in 1936. Until 1920, Gehren was the capital of the Amt Gehren in the state of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen, a small state in Germany, in the present day state of Thuringia.
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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