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PERLEBERG

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Originally appearing in Volume V21, Page 174 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PERLEBERG, a town of Germany, in the Prussian province of Brandenburg, on the Stepenitz, 6 m. N.E. from Wittenberge by the railway to Neustrelitz. Pop. (1905), 9502. It contains a fine Gothic Evangelical church, a Roman Catholic church, a synagogue and several schools, and has a town-hall, dating from the 15th century, and a Roland column. Its chief manufactures are machinery, soap, blacking and clogs. See Hopfner, Perleberger Reirnchronik. Perleberg von 1200 bis 1700 (Perleberg, 1876).
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