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Geilenkirchen (North Rhine-Westphalia)

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Geilenkirchen is a municipality in North Rhine-Westphalia, in the district Heinsberg. It is located near the border with the Netherlands, on the river Wurm, approximately 15 kilometers north-east of Heerlen and 20 kilometers north of Aachen. The population of the city is 28,473 in 2005 and an area of 83 square kilometers. Geilenkirchen was county capital in 19th century, belonging to county Heinsberg since 1972. This city is situated within the most western of Germany.  
The city Geilenkirchen located in the western part of North Rhine-Westphalia was emerged at the left bank of the creek Wurm in a ford used already in the Roman time. The name Geilinkirchen has reference initially to a wooden church that probably had been erected by a Franc named Geilo.
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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