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Niesky (Saxony)

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.
Niesky is one of the popular destinations in Germany, and is well known for the quantity of cultural related attractions and monuments. It is a small town in Upper Lusatia in eastern part of Saxony and is the capital of the Niederschlesischer Oberlausitzkreis. It listed a total population of 11,082 inhabitants as of the 2005 census.
The town of Niesky was founded in 1742 by Bohemian immigrants. As members of the Moravian church, the Bohemian immigrants fled from persecution in their Catholic homeland. The name Niesky is the Germanised version of the Czech word nizky which means low. Localities of Niesky are Neuhof, Neusarchen, Neuodernitz, Odernitz, See, Zeche-Moholz, Kosel, Zedlig and Sandschanke.

Presently, Niesky 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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