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Niedersachsen

Osnabrück

facts in brief


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





Facts in brief:

Located on canalized Hase river between Teutoburg forest & Wiehengebirge; Charlemagne founded a bishopric here on earlier Saxon settlement; member of Hanseatic League known for linen; accepted Reformation in 1543; was badly damaged in WW II.

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