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Épinal

(āpēnäl`), town (1990 pop. 39,480), capital of Vosges dept., E France, in Lorraine, on the Moselle. Although considerably damaged during World War II, the city today is an active industrial center, with textile and metal industries and plants making morocco leather, precision instruments, and bicycles. It is famous for the images d'Épinal, popular illustrations printed there since the 16th cent. Of interest are the remains of a château containing the St. Maurice Basilica with its 11th-century nave. A school of textile weaving is in Épinal.

Épinal

 

a city in eastern France. Administrative center of the Vosges department. Population, 53,000 (1975). Épinal is a landing on the Moselle River and a railroad junction. It has enterprises of the cotton, machine-building, woodworking, paper, and clothing industries.

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