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1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

Aalen

A town of Germany, in the kingdom of Wurttemberg, pleasantly situated on the Kocher, at the foot of the Swabian Alps, about 50 m. E. of Stuttgart, and with direct railway communication with Ulm and Cannstatt. Pop. 10,000. Woollen and linen goods are manufactured, and there are ribbon looms and tanneries in the town, and large iron works in the neighbourhood. There are several schools and churches, and a statue of the poet Christian Schubart. Aalen was a free imperial city from 1360 to 1802, when it was annexed to Wurttemberg.

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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Aalen'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/bri/a/aalen.html. 1910.

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