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Preetz (Schleswig Holstein)

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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.
Preetz is a town in the district of Plon, in Schleswig Holstein, Northern Germany. Preetz has today a population of 15,600 inhabitants. Schleswig Holstein is the northernmost of the 16 Bundeslander in Germany. The former English name was Sleswick Holsatia, the Danish name is Slesvig Holsten, the Low German name is Sleswig Holsteen, and the North Frisian name is Slaswik Holstiinj. The first mention of Preetz dates from the year 1185, when Ecbrecht Procensis writes about the location Poretz in the Versus de Vicelino. The origins of the name Preetz are said to be found in the Slavic term po rece that is on the river.

Preetz is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in Germany. It is worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of Germany.

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