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Emden

facts in brief


Part of Braun and Hogenberg II-32 map, 1575
Part of Braun and Hogenberg II-32 map, 1575




Facts in brief:

Located at mouth of Ems river, on the N Sea; developed as port for trade with the Baltic countries; dominated Ems trade by 15th cen.; center of Dutch trade & haven for Calvinist refugees during Dutch war of independence in 16th cen.; damaged in WW II.

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