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  • Zwickau (German pronunciation: [ˈtsvɪkaʊ]; Upper Saxon also: Zwigge) is, with around 89,000 inhabitants, the fourth-largest city of the Free State of Saxony after Leipzig, Dresden and Chemnitz and it is the seat of the Zwickau District The West Saxon city is situated in the valley of the Zwickau Mulde (German: Zwickauer Mulde; progression: Mulde→ Elbe→ North Sea), and lies in a string of cities sitting in the densely populated foreland of the Elster and Ore Mountains stretching from Plauen in the southwest via Zwickau, Chemnitz and Freiberg to Dresden in the northeast From 1834 until 1952, Zwickau was the seat of the government of the south-western region of Saxony

  • Wuppertal (German pronunciation: \ˈvʊpɐtaːl:; lit "Wupper Dale"; named Barmen-Elberfeld from 1929 to 1930; founded in 1929 by the merger of the cities of Elberfeld, Barmen, Ronsdorf, Cronenberg and Vohwinkel) is, with a population of approximately 355,000, the seventh-largest city in North Rhine-Westphalia as well as the 17th-largest city of Germany It is regarded as the capital and largest city of the Bergisches Land (historically this was Düsseldorf)

  • Wolfsburg (UK: VOLFS-burg, US: WUULFS-burg, VAWLFS-boork, German: \ˈvɔlfsbʊʁk:) is the fifth largest city in the German state of Lower Saxony, located on the river Aller It lies about 75 km (47 mi) east of Hanover and 230 km (143 mi) west of Berlin Wolfsburg is famous as the location of Volkswagen AG's headquarters and the world's biggest car plant

  • Witten (German: \ˈvɪtn̩:) is a city with almost 100,000 inhabitants in the Ennepe-Ruhr-Kreis (district) in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

  • Wilhelmshaven (German pronunciation: \vɪlhɛlmsˈhaːfn̩:, lit Wilhelm's Harbour) is a coastal town in Lower Saxony, Germany It is situated on the western side of the Jade Bight, a bay of the North Sea, and has a population of 76,089

  • Wiesbaden (German pronunciation: \ˈviːsˌbaːdn̩:) is a city in central western Germany and the capital of the state of Hesse As of June 2020, it had 290,955 inhabitants, plus approximately 21,000 United States citizens (mostly associated with the United States Army) The Wiesbaden urban area is home to approximately 560,000 people

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