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Originally appearing in Volume V02, Page 158 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ANWEILER, or ANNWEILER, a town of Germany, in the Bavarian Palatinate, on the Queich, 8 m. west of Landau, and on the railway from that place to Zweibriicken. Pop. 3700. It is romantically situated in the part of the Haardt called the Pfalzer Schweiz (Palatinate Switzerland), and is surrounded by high hills which yield a famous red sandstone. On the Sonnenberg (1600 ft.) lie the ruins of the castle of Trifels, in which Richard Cceur de Lion was imprisoned in 1193.- The industries include cloth-weaving, tanning, dyeing and saw mills. There is also a considerable trade in wine.
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ANWARI [Auhad-uddin Ali Anwari]

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