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Helmbrechts (Bavaria)

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.
Helmbrechts is a town of nearly 10000 inhabitants in the district of Hof, in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated on the Southern edge of the Frankenwald, 20 kilometers southwest of Hof. The first documented mention of Helmbrechts dates back to 1232. Township was granted to Helmbrechts by Count Friedrich V. of Nurnberg in the year 1422. Since 1810 Helmbrechts is under Bavarian rule. During World War II, there was an outpost of the concentration camp Flossenburg in Helmbrechts.

The Free State of Bavaria with an area of 70,553 square kilometers or 27,241 square miles and 12.4 million inhabitants, forms the southernmost state of today's Germany. Its capital is Munich. Bavaria shares international borders with Austria and the Czech Republic as well as with Switzerland. Neighboring states within Germany are Baden-Wurttemberg, Hesse, Thuringia and Saxony.

Helmbrechts can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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