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Zahringen, Village Of

ZAHRINGEN, VILLAGE OF, a village of Germany, in the grand duchy of Baden, situated under the western slope of the Black Forest, 2 m. from Freiburg-im-Breisgau, and on the railway from Heidelberg to Basel. Pop. (1900) 1200. Above the village on a spur of the mountains, 1500 ft. above the sea, lie the ruins of the castle of Zahringen, formerly the stronghold of the ducal line of that name (see above).

See Schopfiin, Historic, Zaringo-Badcnsis (Karlsruhe, 1763-66, yvols.).

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

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