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  • Northrhine-Westphalia, on the banks of the River Rur
  • Roman origin, mentioned as Juliacum
  • famous historcial buildings (citadel, Witchtower (Hexenturm), the Napoleonic bridge head, the church of St. Mariä Himmelfahrt, the Aachener Tor (lit. Aachen Gate)
  • Research Centre (Forschungszentrum Jülich)

Historical sightseeing through Jülich:
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  • Northrhine-Westphalia, on the border with Belgium and the Netherlands
  • well known University RWTH Aachen
  • biggest hospital in Europe (Klinikum Aachen) famous equestrian meeting CHIO
  • annual award Karlspreis since 1950
  • local specialities Printen (special gingerbread)
  • Charlemagne buried in the cathedral

Tourist and City Information Aachen:
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