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Abundantly absorbing Altenburg, situated in the heart of Germany, in Mitteldeutschland, is commonly known as the town of playing cards makers.
Germany's enormous periphery is shared by a considerable number of european countries as well as two great seas. Upon its borders are Denmark, France, the Czech Republic, Austria, Luxembourg, Belgium, The Netherlands and Poland as well as by the North and Baltic Seas.
A highly industrialized nation, Germany has the River Rhine to thank for its commercial development and success. Manufacturing however is not all that is responsible for Germany's commercial success, as the Rhine attracts a generous portion of the country's tourism. Flowing from its source in the Swiss Alps, through the Rhine Gorge with its UNESCO World Heritage Site status, the Rhine attracts many visitors to its banks all year round. Where the gorge is at its deepest is where you tend to happen upon significant places of interest. Known as the Romantic stretch of the river, you will more than likely happen upon more than forty castles dating back to medieval times as well as vineyard villages ripe for the tasting.
Made up of sixteen states, many of which experience their own weather patterns and none more irregular than in the south and centre of Germany. Here you experience a continental/oceanic type of climate. Rain falls all year round in the North West and North, while in the East the winters can be cold and punishing for considerable periods of time. The majority of Germany however enjoys a cool temperate climate with humid winds.
The capital city of Germany from 1949 to 1990, Bonn is far from being one of the country's largest cities. Size isn't everything as Bonn is a historic and picturesque university town. Birthplace to Beethoven Bonn's pedestrianized Aldstadt is wholly reminiscent of its earlier much more magnificent days.
Today's centrally located capital city Berlin since Germany's reunification in 1990 continues to overcome its earlier divisions of the East and West. Its history dates back as far as the thirteenth century and was the site of the famous 1936 Olympic Games. Berlin is the political and cultural centre of everything as well as Germany's largest city.
Home of the Stock Exchange, Frankfurt is the banking capital of Germany. With a very futuristic design, 'Bankfurt' plays host to hundreds of banks and is the heart of international commerce. The Aldstadt was massacred during the Allied bombing of 1944 losing much of what was prominent vintage architecture. Rebuilding has taken place to ensure the magnificence of Frankfurt is restored amidst the surviving buildings of the old Goethe Museum and the Dom.
Situated on the stunning River Isar, with an impressive backdrop of the Alps, Munich is known as the workstation of Germany. The capital of Bavaria, Munich is loved for its historic city centre and concentration of grandiose nineteenth century architecture. The site of the 1972 Olympic Games where Israeli athletes were kidnapped and murdered by the Palestinian terrorist splinter group, Black September.
Industrial Hamburg has one of the deepest sea ports in the world and is Germany's principal port. The city centre owes much of its charisma to two lakes off the River Alster. Hamburg's city limits extend beyond its coastline with its three islands in North Sea locations called Neuwerk, Scharhorn and Nigehorn. Allied bombing in 1944 was the cause of a lack of older buildings around the harbour. Hamburg experienced considerable disastrous flooding in 1962 making in excess of 18000 people homeless.