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Landsberg (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.
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.
Landsberg is one of the popular destinations in Germany, and is well known for the quantity of cultural related attractions and monuments. It is a city in the Saalkreis district of Saxony-Anhalt state with about 8,500 inhabitants and lies in the Greater Halle area. Landsberg is divided into 17 communities that include Bageritz, Droyssig, Gollma, Gutz, Klepzig, Kockwitz, Lohnsdorf and Petersdorf to list a few.
The oldest known trace of settlement in Landsberg dates from the New Stone Age. The town's first documentary mention came in 961 century as civitas holm in a document from Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor. In 1579, Landsberg was awarded the city rights by the dukes of Saxony.
Landsberg boasts a rich history and as a result has many historical memorials and attractions. These attractions include the Double Chapel that is visible even far from the town and was built in the Romanesque style up on a cliff. It is believed to date from the twelfth century, and once belonged to a castle of which only traces of wall now remain.
Presently, Landsberg experiences a boom with day tourists, owing to the clear air, town character with rich culture, high quality of life and conspicuously original history. The picturesque scenery, the majesty of nature, the slow pace of life, and the welcoming nature of its people also combine to make this region one of the most important tourist attractions in Germany.

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