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GRUNBERG

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Originally appearing in Volume V12, Page 640 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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GRUNBERG, a town of Germany, in Prussian Silesia, beautifully situated between two hills on an affluent of the Oder, and on the railway from Breslau to Stettin via Kustrin, 36 m. N.N.W. of Glogau. Pop. (1905) 20,987. It has a Roman Catholic and two Evangelical churches, a modern school and a technical (textiles) school. There are manufactures of cloth, paper, machinery, straw hats, leathet and tobacco. The prosperity of the town depends chiefly on the vine culture in the neighbour-hood, from which, besides the exportation of a large quantity of grapes, about 700,000 gallons of wine are manufactured annually.
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