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FRANKENBERG

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Originally appearing in Volume V11, Page 16 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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FRANKENBERG, a manufacturing town of Germany, in the kingdom of Saxony, on the Zschopau, 7 M. N.E. of Chemnitz, on the railway Niederwiesa-Rosswein. Pop. (1905) 13,303. The principal buildings are the large Evangelical parish church, restored in 1874-1875, and the town-hall. Its industries include extensive woollen, cotton and silk weaving, dyeing, the manufacture of brushes, furniture and cigars, iron-founding and machine building. It is well provided with schools, including one of weaving.
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