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facts in brief

Part of Braun and Hogenberg map I-23
Part of Braun and Hogenberg map I-23

Facts in brief:

Located on the Oker river; traditionally, founded by Bruno of Saxony in 9th cen.; chartered & improved by Henry the Lion, duke of Saxony in 12th cen.; member of Hanseatic League 13th cen.; declined due to civil & external discord; badly damaged in WW II.

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