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Oelde (North Rhine Westphalia)

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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.
Oelde is a town in North Rhine Westphalia, Germany in the district of Warendorf, near Beckum. It has a population of 29,300 inhabitants. The records from the 9th century shows that there was a settlement named Ulidi on the site, although Oelde only received township in 1800. In the 14th century a castle was built in Oelde. Oelde is also a center of metal and lumber production, publishing, and also higher education through its nursing college.
North Rhine Westphalia in terms of population and economic output is the largest federal state of Germany. North Rhine Westphalia has over 18 million inhabitants and contributes about 22 percent of Germany's gross domestic product. It comprises a land area of 34,083 square kilometers. North Rhine Westphalia is situated in the Western part of Germany and shares borders with Belgium and the Netherlands.

Oelde, 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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