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Maastricht

facts in brief


Part of Braun and Hogenberg map II-21
Part of Braun and Hogenberg map II-21





Facts in brief:

Located along Maas river at junction of several canals; settled by the Romans; seat of bishop 382-721; held by dukes of Brabant (1204), then under joint sovereignty of Brabant & prince-bishops of Li ge (1284); noted for cathedral, founded in 6th cen.

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