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HONNEF

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Originally appearing in Volume V13, Page 659 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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HONNEF, a town and climatic health resort of Germany, beautifully situated on the right bank of the Rhine, at the foot of the Siebengebirt, 8 m. above Bonn by the railway Cologne-Konigswinter-Horchheim. Pop. (1905) 6183. It has an Evangelical and a Roman Catholic church, a sanatorium for consumptives, and does a considerable trade in wine. The town is surrounded by vineyards and orchards, and has annually a large number of visitors: A mineral spring called the Drachenquelle is used both for drinking and bathing.
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