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Villingen

VILLINGEN, a town of Germany in the grand duchy of Baden, pleasantly situated amid well-wooded hills, 52 m. by rail N. of Schaffhausen. Pop. (1905) 9582. It is in part still surrounded by walls, with ancient gate towers. It is the chief seat of the watch-making industry of the Black Forest. It also produces musical-boxes, glass and silk, and has a Gothic church of the 13th century and another of the nth, a 15 th century town hall, with a museum of antiquities, and music, technical and agricultural schools.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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