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Landsberg am Lech (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.
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 am Lech 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 the southwest direction of Bavaria, about 65 kilometers west of Munich and 35 kilometers south of Augsburg.
Landsberg am Lech town is noted for its prison where Adolf Hitler was imprisoned in 1924. During his incarceration, Hitler wrote his book Mein Kampf. The town was also one of the largest displaced person camps for Jewish refugees after the Second World War, and the place of execution for more than 150 war criminals after 1945. A number of prominent leaders emerged from the camp, including Samuel Gringauz, who also became the chairman of the Council of the Central Committee of Liberated Jews in the United States.

Presently, Landsberg am Lech 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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