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Wassenberg (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.
Wassenberg is a town and a municipality in the district Heinsberg, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated near the border with the Netherlands, on the river Rur, 6 kilometers north-east of Heinsberg and 15 kilometers south-east of Roermond. In terms of population and economic output, North Rhine-Westphalia is the largest Federal State of Germany. It has over 18 million inhabitants, who contribute 22 percent of Germany's gross domestic product. It has a total land area of 34,083 squared kilometers. It is situated in the Western part of Germany and shares borders with Belgium and the Netherlands. Its capital is Dusseldorf and the other major cities are Cologne, Essen, Dortmund, Duisburg, Bielefeld, Bonn, Bochum, Munster and Wuppertal.
The state of North Rhine-Westphalia was established by the British military administration on 25 October 1946. It consisted of Westphalia and the northern parts of the Rhine Province, both formerly belonging to Prussia. In 1947, the former state of Lippe combined with North Rhine-Westphalia, hence leading to the present borders of the state. The North Rhine-Westphalia state election on May 22, 2005 granted the landslide victory. Ruttgers was elected as Prime Minister of the federal state on June 22, 2005.

Wassenberg is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in Germany. It is worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of Germany.

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