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Luxembourg

Luxembourg

facts in brief


Part of Braun and Hogenberg map III-16
Part of Braun and Hogenberg map III-16





Facts in brief:

Located in natural defensive position on rocky promontory in a loop of the Alzette river; originally a Roman, then Frankish fortress; medieval town grew up around the fortress; was bulwark of Prussians, fortifications were largely destroyed in 1867.

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