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Witten

(vĭt`ən), city (1994 pop. 105,807), North Rhine–Westphalia, W Germany, on the Ruhr River. It is an industrial city whose manufactures include chemicals, iron and steel, glass, and machinery. Witten was first mentioned in the 13th cent. and was chartered in 1825.
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Witten

 

a city in the Federal Republic of Germany, in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, on the Ruhr River. Population, 98,400 (1967). Witten is one of the industrial centers of the Ruhr. Its industries include metallurgy (mainly steel founding and rolling), machine construction, electrical engineering, metalworking, and chemicals.

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