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Leipzig

facts in brief


Part of Braun and Hogenberg map I-28, 1572
Part of Braun and Hogenberg map I-28, 1572





Facts in brief:

Located above junction of Pleisse, Parthe & Weisse Elster rivers; developed as fortified settlement on intersection of major trade routes by 11th cen.; famed for printing since 1470; was setting for Goethe's Faust; heavily damaged in WW II.

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