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Ochsenhausen (Baden-Wurttemberg)

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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.
Ochsenhausen is a city in the district of Biberach, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. It is located between the city of Biberach and Memmingen. As of 2002 it had a population of 8,916. For many centuries, up until 1806, Ochsenhausen Abbey first mentioned in 1093, was an ecclesiastical state within the Holy Roman Empire, ruled by the abbot. In 1806 the territory was annexed by the Kingdom of Wurttemberg, which in 1871 became part of the German Empire.
A big attraction in Ochsenhausen is the annual Ochsle-Fest, named after a small old train called Ochsle. It has got a museum, where one can see the history in pictures, models and articles. Another museum is the Klostermuseum, which has a floor area of about 500 square meters. In Ochsenhausen there is a famous ice cream parlour called Rino where one can buy very good ice cream. Unfortunately Ochsenhausen lacks attractive shopping facilities.

Ochsenhausen, justifiably so, enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers, and is one of the most visited place. It is also said the place of best geographical environment and can trace its origins back to prehistoric times.

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