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Konz (Rhineland-Palatinate)

Germany or the Federal Republic of Germany is located in Central Europe with Berlin as its capital city. The German language was once the lingua franca of central, eastern and northern Europe. It is a member state of the United Nations, NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the G8, Group of 8, and the G4, Group of 4, nations, and is a founding member of the European Union. It is the European Union's most populous and most economically powerful member state. Germany is one of the largest European economies and the third largest economy in the world in real terms.
Konz is a town and a municipality in the Trier-Saarburg district, a district in the west of Rhineland-Palatinate, one of 16 Bundeslander or federal states of Germany. It is situated at the confluence of the rivers Saar river, a river that rises in the Vosges Mountains on the border of Alsace Lorraine, with two headstreams, the Red and White Saar, near Mount Donon, the highest peak of the range and Moselle, a river that flows through France, Luxembourg and Germany, joining the Rhine river at Koblenz, and approximately 8 kilometers southwest of Trier.
As of 2004, Konz had a population of 17,565 residents living within an area of 44.54 square kilometers and had a population density of 394 residents per square kilometer. It lies at an elevation of 130 meters above sea level. Konz is also the seat of the Verbandsgemeinde or collective municipality, Konz.
Tourism in Germany has expanded since the end of World War II, and many tourists visit Germany to experience a sense of European history. The countryside exhibits a pastoral aura, while its cities exhibit both a modern and classical feel.

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