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Herzberg am Harz (Lower Saxony)

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.
Herzberg am Harz is a city in the Osterode district of Lower Saxony, Germany. In the past, important industries of Herzberg have included the founding and turning of metal, agricultural machinery, and boot making. As of 2004, the population of Herzberg was 14,872. The mayor of the city is Gerhard Walter of the Christian democratic union. Herzberg is the location of the Interkultura Centro Herzberg, a club that promotes the artificial language Esperanto. In 2006, the city council decided to advertise Herzberg as the Esperanto city.
Herzberg castle was first mentioned in 1154. The town was part of the state of Brunswick-Grubenhagen, and the castle was for some time used as a residence by the dukes. Herzberg became a city in 1929. Herzberg, justifiably so, enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers, and is one of the most visited place. It is also said the place of best geographical environment and can trace its origins back to prehistoric times.

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