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St. Ingbert (Saarland)

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.
Sankt Ingbert 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 and municipality in the Saarpfalz district of Saarland and lies approximately 10 kilometers to the north east of Saarbrucken. Positioned at an altitude of 215 to 403 meters above the sea level, Sankt Ingbert stretches over a land area of 49.95 square kilometers.
Sankt Ingbert is named after the Irish saint, Saint Ingobert, and belonged for 300 years to the electorate of Trier. Sankt Ingbert is also an old industrial town, but most of its heavy industries such as the coal, steel and glass industries have closed. Major employers now include from the software company SAP AG and Festo Automation Technologies.

Like some of its sister municipalities and towns in the Saarpfalz, Sankt Ingbert is blessed with beautiful surroundings and a unique natural setting. The picturesque scenery, the majesty of the mountains, the slow pace of life, and the welcoming nature of its people all combine to make this region one of the most important tourist attractions in Germany.

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