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Blankenburg am Harz

(äm härts), or

Bad Blankenburg

(bät`), city (1994 pop. 18,680), Saxony-Anhalt, E central Germany. It is a spa located at the northern foot of the Harz Mts. and is also known for its tree and seed nurseries, ironworks, and stone quarries. During his residence in Blankenburg (1837–45), the educator Friedrich Froebel founded the first kindergarten.



(Blankenburg am Harz), a city in the German Democratic Republic, in Magdeburg district (Bezirk), on the north slope of the Harz. Population, 19,600 (1967). Blankenburg is a balneological health resort (with a mud-therapy clinic) and tourist center. Industry consists of cast-iron production, machine-building (for transport, sanitary equipment, gas appliances, and so on), and woodworking.

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