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Reinbek (Schleswig-Holstein)

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.

Reinbek is a municipality situated in Stormarn district in the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein. The municipality is located at the river Bille which is dammed up there to form a mill pond.  In 2004, the population of the city was 25,636 and an area of 31.23 square kilometers. It is accessed by the A1 and the A24 autobahnen and federal highway 5. Reinbek was first mentioned in 1226, and the city rights were given in 1952.

Schleswig-Holstein is the northernmost of the 16 Bundeslander in Germany. The former English name was Sleswick-Holsatia, the Danish name is Slesvig-Holsten, the Low German name is Sleswig-Holsteen and the North Frisian name is Slaswik-Holstiinj. Schleswig-Holstein lies on the base of the peninsula of Jutland between the Baltic Sea and the North Sea. In 1999, the population of the state was 2,777,000 and an area of 15,776 square kilometers.
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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