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AKEN

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 454 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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AKEN, a town of Germany, in the kingdom of Prussia, on the Elbe, 25 M. E. S. E. of Magdeburg, with a branch line to Ci then (8 m.). Pop. (190o) 7358. It has manufactures of cloth, leather, chemicals and optical instruments; large quantities of beetroot sugar are produced in the neighbourhood; and there is a considerable transit trade on the Elbe.
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