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GRAFRATH

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Originally appearing in Volume V12, Page 316 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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GRAFRATH, a town in Rhenish Prussia, on the Itterbach, 14 M. E. of Dusseldorf on the railway Hilden-Vohwinkel. Pop. (1905) 9030. It has a Roman Catholic and two Evangelical churches, and there was an abbey here from 1185 to 1803. The principal industries are iron and steel, while weaving is carried on in the town.
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