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Lüneburg

facts in brief


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





Facts in brief:

Located on Ilmenau river on edge of Luneburger heath; was expanded under Henry the Lion, duke of Saxony; member of Hanseatic League; went to Hannover in 1705, to Prussia in 1866; virtually escaped damage in WW II.

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