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Baumholder, a town, is in the Birkenfeld district in Rhineland-Palatinate state in Germany. A Triathlon, a multi-sport event, takes place every year in Baumholder since 2005.




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Baumholder Germany (German: Deutschlandkarte), is a typical army town containing little else but barracks and support systems required for maintaining it properly.

Location: The co-ordinates of this town are 49 degrees37 minutes north and 7degrees20minutes east, in the district of Birkenfeld, in the Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It lies to the south of Hunsruck.

Reaching there: Baumholder can be reached by car after reaching the airport of Frankfurt-Hahn, which is pretty popular among the low cost airlines.

Sightseeing locations: Baumholder being an army cantonment does not hold any sightseeing opportunities. However the nearby towns of Idar-Oberstein and Hunsruck provide a few possibilities. Since the sixth decade of the last century(1960's) tourism in Idar-Oberstein has grown surounding the Steinkaulenberg, which is a gemstone mine open to the tourists and the Deutsches Edelsteinmuseum, a gemstone museum as well as a few recreational resorts.The Hunsruck is a low mountain chain bounded by three river valleys providing a lot of chances to enjoy the beauty of Nature. The three rivers are the Mossell, the Nahe, and the great Rhine, the life vein of Central Europe.

Accommodation: Baumholder does not have any hotel accomodations or sevice apartments, however, the near by towns provide for the lack of such places of temporary residence.

Other Features: Baumholder has the largest single concentration of American combat soldiers anywhere outside America. The main installation is known as the Smith Barracks with support operations in Strassburg in Idar-Oberstein and Neubruck in Birkenfeld. It also has the largest firing squad in Western Germany.

Facts Data
StateRhineland-Palatinate
Population4,069 (Dec 31, 2008)
Total Area26.82 sq miles (69.47 km²)
Lat Long Coordinates49.6000° N, 7.3333° E
Time ZoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Zip code55774
Dialing Code+49 06783
LanguageGerman
Official Websitewww.baumholder.de/

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