Back to Historic Cities Main Page

| Historic Cities Main Page | Germany |



facts in brief

Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-36 map
Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-36 map

Facts in brief:

Located in wooded area at junction of Rhein & Mosel rivers; was Roman settlement; seat of Frankish kings; ruled by archbishops of Trier from 1018; occupied by French in 1794 & settled by emigrés; ruled by Prussia from 1815; was badly damaged in WW II.

Courtesy of Getty Thesaurus of Geographic NamesTM (
Copyright 2000 The J. Paul Getty Trust. All rights reserved.

You are visitor no.