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The Harz Mountains

HarzThe Harz Mountains have been a popular tourist destination for decades. Its natural beauty, with many opportunities for hiking, as well as its historical cities (most notably Goslar) has attracted tourists from all over Europe and beyond.

The Harz is a mountain range in northern Germany. The northernmost mountain chain of Germany, it straddles the border between the states of Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia. The name Harz derives from a Middle High German word meaning "forest". The Harz has a length of 95 km (southeast to northwest) and a width of 35 km. It occupies an area of about 2000 km2 and reaches its highest point at the Brocken (1141 m), situated in Saxony-Anhalt. The Wurmberg (971 m) is the highest peak in the Lower Saxony part. 600,000 people live in towns and villages of the Harz mountains.

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Eelco Herder (L3S Research Center, Hannover, Germany)