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Nuremberg / Nürnberg

facts in brief

Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-31 map
Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-31 map

Facts in brief:

Located on Pegnitz river; was thriving commercial link to Italy from 12th cen.; flourished as cultural center of N Europe from 15th cen.; declined after Thirty Years' War in 17th cen.; was focus of Hitler's political & industrial effort; bombed in WW II.

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