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, city (1994 pop. 256,270), Lower Saxony, central Germany, on the Oker River. It is an industrial and commercial center; its major industry is metalworking.
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a city in the Federal Republic of Germany in the Land of Lower Saxony and a port on the Oker River, which is linked with the Mittelland Canal. Population, 226, 300 (1969). It is an important industrial center. Its industries include the manufacture of railroad equipment, various equipment for the food industry, an automobile industry (trucks, buses, and automobiles produced by a branch of the Volkswagen Company), mechanical-optical and electrotechnical works, the production of computers and office machinery and equipment, textile and food production (sugar refining, canning, flour milling) and a musical instrument factory. Braunschweig has a technical college, founded in 1745, and other higher educational and scientific research institutions. Braunschweig was founded in the 11th century and has a cathedral (1173-95), medieval churches, and half-timbered houses. In front of the Dankwarderode Castle, built in the 12th century, there stands the bronze statue of a lion, erected in 1166. The Duke Anton Ulrich Museum contains collections of German, Flemish, Dutch, and Italian art.

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With the Braunschweig supporters making their feelings towards Mario Gomez quite clear (clue: they don't like him), their team fashioned their best chance yet.
Braunschweig boss Torsten Lieberknecht received a blow this week with the news that the side's second-highest scorer Christoffer Nyman, a Swedish international, will miss the remainder of the domestic season and the Lions could limp towards the finishing line.
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The changes in rules and organization for the Prix de Lausanne were subtle the first year following the retirement of Braunschweig, but they proved to be of great importance for the candidates.
Braunschweig finished eight places above their hosts in third last campaign, missing out on the top two by one point before losing both playoff legs 1-0 to Wolfsburg.
"I like to be aggressive, but calculated, as opposed to reckless aggressiveness," says Braunschweig. "Costner was more reckless than I would have been.
Braunschweig became interested in dance as a young man, although he never had any intention of becoming a dancer.
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Wolfsburg took a step towards Bundesliga survival with a 1-0 first-leg victory over promotion hopefuls Eintracht Braunschweig. Braunschweig will lament a questionable handball decision causing the decisive penalty.Wolfsburg 1 -- 0 Eintracht Braunschweig