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facts in brief

Part of Braun and Hogenberg map I-25
Part of Braun and Hogenberg map I-25

Facts in brief:

Located on Fulda river; grew up around abbey founded by disciple of St. Boniface; became great medieval seat of learning & culture, & missionary center; abbots were princes of Holy Roman Empire; bishopric secularized in 1802; ruled by Prussia from 1866.

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