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Solothurn / Soleure / Soletta

facts in brief

Part of  Sebastian Munster map, 1550
Part of Sebastian Munster map, 1550

Facts in brief:

Located on the Aare river; developing from a Roman settlement, it became a free town of the Holy Roman Empire in 1218; admitted to the Swiss Confederation in 1481; became an important cultural center in 18th cen.

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