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Geislingen an der Steige (Baden-Wurtt.)

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.
Geislingen an der Steige or Geislingen is a municipality in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. It is part of the district of Goppingen and has 27,943 inhabitants. Although the area had settlements since the Bronze Age, Geislingen was founded by the counts of Helfenstein as a transit collection station on the vital commercial route between the Rhine valley and the Mediterranean. In 1803, Ulm and Geislingen became part of Bavaria, but in a land exchange were incorporated into the kingdom of Wurttemberg in 1810.
Industrialization started with the arrival of the railroad and the construction of the railroad Steige, a steep incline of rail and road to the plateau of the Schwabische Alb. The leading industrial enterprise is the Wurttembergische Metallwarenfabrik founded in 1852, a world famous manufacturer of goods for kitchen and table.
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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