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Waldbrol (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.
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.
Waldbrol is one of the popular destinations in Germany, well known for its beautiful countryside and the quantity of cultural related attractions. It is a town in the south of Oberbergischer Kreis in North Rhine-Westphalia, about 50 kilometers east of Cologne. The neighboring municipalities of Waldbrol include Numbrecht, Morsbach and Reichshof. The city has a total area of 63.33 square kilometers and population of 19,662 inhabitants as of 2005.
According to precious archeological documentary, the first mentions of Waldbrol date from 1131. The coat of arms of Waldbrol which is entitled to lead Waldbrol since 1952 is described in 2 Paragraph 2 of the main statute of the city. The places and buildings of interest in the city include monument in front of the Ev. Church built in 1863 for Prussia king Friedrich Wilhelm III in the Protestant church.

Presently, Waldbrol 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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