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WERMELSKIRCHEN

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Originally appearing in Volume V28, Page 523 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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WERMELSKIRCHEN, a town of Germany, in the Prussian Rhine province, situated 4 m. S. W. from Lennep by rail and at the junction of a line to Remscheid. Pop. (190o) 15,469. It contains an Evangelical and a Roman Catholic church and a Latin school. Wermelskirchen is the centre of many thriving industries, chief among which are the manufacture of silks, cotton and silk ribbons, plush, tobacco and steel goods.
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