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FLINSBERG

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Originally appearing in Volume V10, Page 521 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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FLINSBERG, a village and watering-place of Germany, in the Prussian province of Silesia, on the Queis, at the foot of the Lserkamm, 1450 ft. above the sea, 5 m. W. of Friedeberg, the terminus station of the railway from Greiffenberg. Pop. (1900) 1957. It contains an Evangelical and a Roman Catholic church, and has some manufactures of wooden wares. Flinsberg is celebrated for its chalybeate waters, specific in cases of feminine disorders, and used both for bathing and drinking. It. is also a climatic health resort of some reputation, and the visitors number about 8500 annually. See Adam, Bad Flinsberg als klimatischer Kurort (Gorlitz, 1891).
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