The largest country in Central Europe and most populous EU state is Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany. It's bordered to the north by Denmark, to the east by Poland and the Czech Republic, to the south by Austria and Switzerland, and to the west by France, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands.

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

Munich is the capital city of the German federal state of Bavaria. Within the city limits, Munich has a population of more than 1.4 million, making it the third most populous city in Germany.

Frankfurt is the largest city in the German state of Hesse, and is considered is the business and financial centre of Germany.

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Bavaria is the largest federal state of Germany, situated in the south-east of the country.

Lower Saxony is a federal state in northwestern Germany. It is the second largest state by area and fourth largest by population among the country's sixteen states.

Baden-Württemberg is a state in Germany. Its world famous Black Forest and the celebrated, romantic city of Heidelberg are top tourist destination within Germany and Central Europe, but there is much more to see.

North Rhine-Westphalia is a state in the northwest of Germany. Bergisches Land Cologne Lowland Eifel Lower Rhine Münsterland Ruhr Sauerland-Siegerland Teutoburg Forest North Rhine-Westphalia is a German state and founded 1946 by the British government.

Saxony is federal state in the east of Germany. Outside of Berlin it contains the two largest and important cities in eastern Germany, Leipzig and Dresden.

Hesse is one of the states of the Federal Republic of Germany. You can talk English in Hesse without a problem, but it's better when you speak slowly, as many people are not confident about their English and do not want to embarrass themselves with a native speaker.

Saxony-Anhalt is a state of Germany. Located in the central part of Germany it is one of the states that used to belong to the former country of East Germany.

Rhineland-Palatinate is a state of Germany. The largest wine producing area in Germany, it is home to 6 of the 9 wine-producing districts in Germany and is full of museums, exhibitions and castles.

The Harz is a low mountain range in the Central Uplands of Germany, famous for its historic silver mines that brought prosperity to the region and to the Kingdom of Hanover.

The city of Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.

Schleswig-Holstein is the northernmost state of Germany. It borders Denmark and has coasts on both the North and Baltic Seas.

Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania is a federal-state in Germany, located in the northeastern corner of the country between Brandenburg and the Baltic Sea, and the neighboring country of Poland.

Brandenburg, is both a historical region and a modern federal-state in Germany. Brandenburg was historically composed of a larger amount of territory now located across the Oder River in western Poland.

Thuringia is a state of Germany. Thuringia is one of the least known German states amongst foreign travelers but enjoys a good reputation with local vacationers.

The Eifel is a region in Western Germany that lies in two German states: Rhineland-Palatinate and North Rhine-Westphalia.

The Weser Uplands region of Lower Saxony is a hill region along the Weser River.

Bremen, located in northern Germany, is the smallest of the German states. The State consists of two separated enclaves the River Weser.

The Saarland is a small federal state of Germany, located in the west of the country and forming part of the German border with France and Luxemburg.

The Bertha Benz Memorial Route follows the tracks of the world's first long-distance journey by automobile.

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