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WITTINGAU (Czech, Trreboh)

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Originally appearing in Volume V28, Page 765 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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WITTINGAU (Czech, Trreboh), a town of Bohemia, 95 M. S. of Prague by rail. Pop. (1900) 5467, mostly Czech. The parish church is a Gothic edifice of the 14th century, with fine cloisters; and the Lusnic chateau, once belonging to the family of Rosen-berg, and now to Prince Schwarzenberg, dating from the 15th century, is reputed to contain the most extensive and valuable archives in Bohemia. The artificial cultivation of fish, now chiefly carp, in the numerous ponds that surround the town dates from the 14th century.
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