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Merseburg

(mĕr`zəbo͝ork), city (1994 pop. 41,528), Saxony-Anhalt, E central Germany, on the Saale River. It is an industrial city and a lignite-mining center. Manufactures include chemicals, paper, steel, bricks, aluminum foil, and beer. A fortress in the 9th cent., Merseburg was a favorite residence of Henry I (Henry the Fowler) and of Emperor Otto I. It served as a German outpost for subduing the Slavs and Poles. Merseburg was an episcopal see from 968 until its suppression (1561) during the Reformation, when the bishopric passed to Saxony. From 1656 to 1738 the city was the seat of the dukes of Saxe-Merseburg. In 1815 it passed to Prussia. Merseburg was badly damaged in World War II. Among its noted buildings are the cathedral (founded 1015, rebuilt in the 13th and 16th cent.) and the episcopal palace (15th cent.).

Merseburg

 

a city on the Saale River, in the Halle district, German Democratic Republic. Population, 55,200 (1972). Local industries include machine-building, the production of rolled aluminum and construction materials, and the chemical and paper industries. The large-scale mining and processing of brown coal from the Halle-Leipzig Basin is done in the area. The most important centers in the German Democratic Republic for the chemical industry, the cities of Leuna and Schkopau, are adjacent to Merseburg.

Merseburg

a city in E Germany, on the Saale River, in Saxony-Anhalt: residence of the dukes of Saxe-Merseburg (1656--1738); chemical industry. Pop.: 35 358 (2003 est.)
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