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Schongau (Bavaria)

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.

Schongau is a small town in Bavaria, near the Alps. It is located along the Lech between Landsberg am Lech and Fussen. It has about 12,000 inhabitants. Schongau has an old wall around the center, which is in very good shape. The mayor is Dr. Friedrich Zeller. Near Schongau, there is the Radio Tower Rottenbuch, nowadays tallest tower built of wood in Germany. The Free State of Bavaria with an area of 70,553 square kilometers or 27,241 square miles and 12.4 million inhabitants, forms the southernmost state of today's Germany.  Its capital is Munich. Bavaria shares international borders with Austria and the Czech Republic as well as with Switzerland. Neighboring states within Germany are Baden-Wurttemberg, Hesse, Thuringia and Saxony. The major cities in Bavaria are Munich, Nuremberg, Augsburg, Regensburg, Wurzburg, Ingolstadt, Furth and Erlangen.

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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