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Marienmunster (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.
Marienmunster is a town in Hoxter district in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Marienmunster is North Rhine-Westphalia's smallest municipality by land area. It lies in the Weserbergland, in the state's easternmost district, about 15 kilometers north of Brakel. The town of Marienmunster was formed on 1 January 1970 by merging the independent municipalities of Bredenborn, Vorden, Altenbergen, Bremerberg, Eilversen, Hohehaus, Kollerbeck mit Langenkamp, Kleinenbreden, Munsterbrock mit Abtei, Lowendorf mit Saumer, Oldenburg and Papenhofen mit Bonekenberg. The town's administrative centre is in Vorden.
Marienmunster is well known for the Marienmunster Abbey with its organ, which is well worth seeing and hearing. Schloss Vorden is a Baroque stately home with a lovely park. The Hungerbergkapelle is part of a complete way of the cross with 14 stations. Muhlengrund in Hohehaus. The town of Marienmunster has a well developed tourism industry. The community of Vorden was dubbed state-recognized climatic spa in 1999.
Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. Marienmunster enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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