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Ilsenburg (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.
Ilsenburg is one of the popular destinations in Germany, and is well known for the quantity of cultural related attractions and monuments. It is a town in Saxony-Anhalt, romantically situated under the north foot of the Harz Mountains, at the entrance to the Ilsethal.
Due to its amiable environment and its position on the edge of the Harz National Park, Ilsenburg is a popular tourist resort. There are also historic attractions that include the old castle, Schloss Ilsenburg which lies on a high crag above the town. It was originally an imperial stronghold and was probably built by the German king Henry I. The emperor Otto III resided here in 995, Henry II bestowed it in 1003 upon the bishop of Halberstadt, who converted it into a Benedictine monastery.
Like some of its sister municipalities and towns, Ilsenburg is blessed with beautiful surroundings and a unique natural setting. The picturesque scenery, the majesty of the mountains, the slow pace of life, and the welcoming nature of its people all combine to make this region one of the most important tourist attractions in Germany.

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