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Originally appearing in Volume V28, Page 316 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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WARASDIN (Hungarian, Varasd; Croatian, Varaz'din), a royal free town of Hungary, and capital of the county of Warasdin, in Croatia-Slavonia ; on the right bank of the Drave, 62 in. by rail N.N.E. of Agram. Pop. (1900) 12,930. Warasdin is the seat of a district court, and possesses an old castle, a cathedraland several churches, monasteries and schools. It carries on a brisk trade in timber, wine, fruit, tobacco, spirits, stoneware and silk. Coal is also mined in the Warasdin Mountains. The celebrated sulphur baths of Constantins-Bad or Toplitz, known to the Romans as Thermae Constantianae, lie about 10 m. S.
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