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Genthin (Saxony-Anhalt)

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.
Genthin is a town in the Jerichower land district, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. It is situated on the Elbe-Havel Canal, roughly 50 kilometers northeast of Magdeburg, and 27 kilometers west of Brandenburg. The place consisted of the citadel Plote and two villages Altenplathow and Genthin. It is not known when Jews first settled in Genthin, though they were expelled in 1349, during the black plague, and returned in 1398. There is no indication of Jewish presence in Genthin during the 15th century, and they were prohibited from living in the Archbishopric of Magdeburg, during the 16th and 17th centuries.

Genthin is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in Germany. It is worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of Germany.

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