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facts in brief

Part of Braun and Hogenberg map I-22
Part of Braun and Hogenberg map I-22

Facts in brief:

Located on small Munster-Aa river & Dortmund-Ems-Kanal; founded as bishopric by Liudger, a missionary of Charlemagne; town grew around the monastery; was strong member of Hanseatic League from 13th cen.; was badly damaged in WW II.

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