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Feldkirch

facts in brief


Part of Sebastian Munster map
Part of Sebastian Munster map






Facts in brief:

Developed in strategic location near the Arlberg Pass; was heavily fortified in Middle Ages; its count sold it to Austria in 1375; was famed for schools, particularly the Jesuit college founded in 1648; still noted for surviving medieval walls & castle.

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