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facts in brief

Part of Braun and Hogenberg map I-34
Part of Braun and Hogenberg map I-34

Facts in brief:

Located on Rhein river; settled by Celts & Romans; seat of Burgundian kingdom destroyed by Huns in 436, immortalized in Nibelungenlied, epic poem of ca. 1200; major center of Holy Roman emperors; razed by French 3 times 17th-18th cen.; bombed in WW II.

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