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Germersheim (Rhineland-Palatinate)

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.
Germersheim is a town in the Land of Rheinland-Pfalz, and has around 20,000 inhabitants. Germersheim is also the seat of the Germersheim district. It neighbours the cities of Speyer, Landau, Philippsburg, Karlsruhe and Worth. The first record of the name Germersheim is from 1090, when it was named in the Sinsheimer Chronik. The German King Rudolph von Habsburg gave Germersheim city rights in 1276. There is a legend which says that he, as a sick man, rode from Germersheim to Speyer to die there and not in Germersheim. In 1325 the town was given to the Electoral Palatinate by King Ludwig IV. It got a higher status in the following centuries. A Catholic order founded a monastery in 1298 which it used up to 1527.
Germersheim 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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