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GEISENKIRCHEN

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Originally appearing in Volume V11, Page 560 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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GEISENKIRCHEN, a town of Germany in the Prussian province of Westphalia, 27 M. W. of Dortmund on the railway Duisburg-Hamm. Pop. (1905) 147,037. It has coal mines, iron furnaces, steel and boiler works, and soap, glass and chemical factories. In 1903 various neighbouring industrial townships were incorporated with the town.
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