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Saarburg (Rhineland-Palatinate)

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.
Saarburg is one of the popular destinations in Germany, well known for its beautiful countryside and the quantity of cultural related attractions. It is a city of the Trier-Saarburg district in the Rhineland-Palatinate state and lies on the banks of the Saar River in the hilly country a few kilometers upstream from the Saar's junction with the Moselle. The city has a total land area of 20.36 square kilometers and listed a population of 6,185 inhabitants.
In the discovered history of Saarburg, the city traces its origin in 964 when the castle Graf Siegfried of Luxembourg was built. In 1291, Saarburg received its town rights and has a bell foundry, the Glockengiesserei Mabilion, which has been in operation since the 1770s.
Saarburg is also the seat of the collective municipalities and consists of the following local municipalities including Ayl, Fisch, Freudenburg, Irsch, Kastel-Staadt, Kirf, Mannebach, Merzkirchen and many more. The area around Saarburg is also popular for the cultivation of Riesling grapes.

Presently, Saarburg 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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