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

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Bavaria is the largest federal state of Germany, situated in the south-east of the country.
Popular destinations: Munich, Erlangen and Nuremberg
Lower Saxony is a federal state in northwestern Germany.
Popular destinations: Hanover, Celle and Brunswick
North Rhine-Westphalia is the most populous state in Germany, with 17.5 million inhabitants, located in the west of the country.
Popular destinations: Cologne, Düsseldorf and Bonn
Baden-Württemberg is a federal state in Germany. Its world famous Black Forest and the celebrated, romantic city of Heidelberg are top tourist destinations within Germany and Central Europe, but there is much more to see.
Popular destinations: Stuttgart, Freiburg and Heidelberg
Saxony is federal state in the east of Germany. It contains the two largest and most important cities in eastern Germany other than Berlin: Leipzig and Dresden.
Popular destinations: Dresden, Leipzig and Herrnhut
Hesse is one of the states of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Popular destinations: Frankfurt, Kassel and Frankfurt Airport
Berlin is the capital of Germany and one of the 16 states of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Popular destinations: Mitte, East Central and City West
Saxony-Anhalt is a state of Germany. Located in the central part of Germany it is one of the five German states that used to belong to former East Germany.
Popular destinations: Osterwieck, Wernigerode and Quedlinburg
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.
Popular destinations: Mainz, Cochem and Traben-Trarbach
The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg is Germany's second-largest city and, at the same time, one of Germany's 16 federal states or Bundesländer.
Popular destinations: Altona-St. Pauli, Neustadt-Altstadt and East Hamburg
Schleswig-Holstein is the northernmost state of Germany.
Popular destinations: Lübeck, Travemünde and Kiel
Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania is a Land in Germany, located in the northeastern corner of the country between Brandenburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Lower Saxony and the Baltic Sea, and the neighboring country of Poland.
Popular destinations: Fischland-Darß-Zingst, Rostock and Greifswald
Brandenburg, is both a historical region and a modern federal-state in Germany.
Popular destinations: Potsdam, Cottbus and Spreewald
Thuringia is one of the least known German states amongst foreign travellers but enjoys a good reputation with local holidaymakers.
Popular destinations: Jena, Weimar and Erfurt

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