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Hemau (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.
Hemau is a small town in Southern Germany, in the administrative district Landkreis Regensburg. The town is situated on the Tangrintel, a ridge which runs between the rivers Altmühl and Schwarze Laber. It lies on the B8 road, 28 kilometers north-west of Regensburg, 77 kilometers south-east of Nuremberg. The nearest towns, about 5 kilometers distant, are Beratzhausen and Laaber. The area around Hemau was settled in pre-Roman times. Of archeological interest are the remains of two Celtic settlements in the nearby villages of Laufenthal and Thonlohe. The name Hemau is attested as Hembaur in the 9th century, Hembur in the 13th. In the 2005, Hemau celebrated the 700th anniversary of its founding.
Today Hemau is best approached from the A3 motorway. The nearest railway station is Beratzhausen. There are three schools, a primary school, a Hauptschule and a Realschule. The nearest Gymnasium is at Parsberg. Hemau boasts the largest solar energy production plant in the world, which was opened on 29 April 2003.

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.

Hemau 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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