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Kalkar (North Rhine-Westphalia)

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.
Kalkar is a town and a municipality in the district of Cleves in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, located in Germany. It is located near the Rhine, approximately 10 kilometers south-east of Cleves. The most famous building of Kalkar is its church St. Nicolai, which has one of the most significant sacral inventory from the late middle ages in Europe. Kalkar is the site for the failed SNR-300 Fast breeder-type Nuclear Reactor.
North Rhine-Westphalia  in German it is known as NRW, Nordrhein-Westfalen. It is the largest Federal State of Germany in terms of population and economic output. North Rhine-Westphalia has over 18 million inhabitants, contributes about 22 percent of Germany's gross domestic product and comprises a land area of 34,083 square kilometers. North Rhine-Westphalia is situated in the Western part of Germany and shares borders with Belgium and the Netherlands. The capital city is Dusseldorf, other major cities are Cologne Koln, Essen, Dortmund, Duisburg, Bielefeld, Bonn, Bochum, Münster and Wuppertal. Kalkar 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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