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facts in brief

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Braun and Hogenberg I-12 map
Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-12 map

Facts in brief:

Located on German frontier with Belgium & Netherlands; site of Roman baths from 1st cen. BC; probably was birthplace of Charlemagne, who adopted city as 2nd capital; destroyed in 881 & WW II, & noted as scene of signing of important treaties 17-19th cen.

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