Central Europe 

Central Europe is a region forming the heart of Europe. It includes the German-speaking countries, four former Warsaw Pact member states that have successfully joined the European Union, and Slovenia, a former Yugoslav republic, now also a member of the EU.

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Berlin is the capital city of Germany and one of the 16 states of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Budapest is the capital city of Hungary. With a unique, youthful atmosphere, world-class classical music scene as well …

Vienna is the capital of the Republic of Austria and by far its most populous city, with an urban population of 1.7 million and a metropolitan population of 2.4 million.

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The largest country in Central Europe and most populous EU state is Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany.

Hungary is an EU member state featuring a gorgeous capital city, Budapest, and the largest lake in Central Europe, Balaton.

Poland, is a country in Central Europe. It has a long Baltic Sea coastline and is bordered by Belarus, the Czech Republic, Germany, Lithuania, Russia, Slovakia, and Ukraine.

Austria is a landlocked alpine German-speaking country in Central Europe bordering Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west, Germany and Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia and Hungary to the east and Slovenia and Italy to the south.

Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation is a landlocked country in Central Europe.

The Czech Republic, or Czechia is a small landlocked country in Central Europe, situated south-east of Germany and bordering Austria to the south, Poland to the north and Slovakia to the south-east.

Slovakia or Slovak Republic, is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It is surrounded by Austria to the west, Czech Republic to the northwest, Hungary to the south, Poland to the north and Ukraine to the east.

Slovenia is a country in Central Europe that lies in the eastern Alps at the northern end of the Adriatic Sea, with Austria to the north, Italy to the southwest, Hungary to the northeast and Croatia to the south.

The Principality of Liechtenstein is a tiny, alpine, German-speaking country doubly landlocked by Switzerland and Austria.

"It has been evident for a long time that, of all members of all the Germanic tribes, the Swabian is the most difficult to understand and the most mysterious.

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