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Rheinland-Pfalz

Trier

facts in brief


Part of Munster map
Part of Sebastian Munster map






Facts in brief:

Located on Mosel river, surrounded by foothills; was capital of Germanic Treveri tribe, conquered by Romans; captured by Franks 5th cen.; flourished under archbishops; went to France 1797, to Prussia 1815; was occupied after WW I & badly damaged in WW II.

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