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Zürich

facts in brief


Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-32 map
Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-32 map








Facts in brief:

First inhabited by prehistoric peoples whose houses were built on pile foundations on shores of the lake; occupied by Celtic Helvetii, Romans (58 BC), Alemanni & Franks; has flourished at center of major European trade routes since Middle Ages.

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