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Ludwigsfelde (Brandenburg)

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.
Ludwigsfelde is a town located at the south edges of Berlin in the district Teltow-Flaming a Kreis or district in the southwestern part of Brandenburg. One of the new states created in 1990 upon the reunification of the former West Germany and East Germany, and on the plateau of Teltow. In earlier times, it was part of the district Zossen. The first settlement in the main town took place in 1750 under Frederick II of Prussia, but several villages already existed in the 12th century, like Groben of 1170. Ludwigsfelde was classified as a town since 1965.
Ludwigsfelde industry includes Daimler-Benz Motoren GmbH that was founded in 1936 at Genshagen-Ludwigsfelde. The Pitty, Troll, Wiesel, Berlin scooters, W50 HGVs, L60, Vario, Van Vaneo and a successor to the Sprinter were built at the IFA-Werk, Automobilwerk Ludwigsfelde.
Ludwigsfelde is one of the sister towns of football club, Hertha BSC Berlin. In 2005, a marathon was run during the European Speed Skating Championships.
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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