• facto
  • Bratislava is a genuine town for the first time in history (it will become a de facto town again in the 9th century AD and then again in the 11th century). (wikipedia.org)
  • centre
  • The city hall is the centre of local government, including being used as the private office of the Mayor of Luxembourg City. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is located on the southwestern part of Place Guillaume II (nicknamed Knuedler), the main square in the centre of the city. (wikipedia.org)
  • Notable landmarks in Differdange include the Maison de Soins de Differdange, an ancient Cistercian abbey dating back to 1235 and the Differdange Castle, located on a hill in the centre of the town, which dates from 1577 and is now used by Miami University. (wikipedia.org)
  • Around this fort, a town gradually developed, which became the centre of a small but important state of great strategic value to France, Germany and the Netherlands. (wikipedia.org)
  • Celts (more exactly the tribe of Boii) formed between 125-50 BC an important Celtic oppidum (fortified town) with a mint on area of castle hill and historical centre. (wikipedia.org)
  • From 1000 to the early 13th century a market settlement (the future town centre) grows below the Pozsony Castle (first written reference in 1151) and becomes an important centre in the early 13th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • The history of Vienna has been long and varied, beginning when the Roman Empire created a military camp in the area covered by Vienna's city centre. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Romans created a military camp (occupied by Legio X Gemina) during the 1st century on the site of the city centre of present-day Vienna. (wikipedia.org)
  • Byzantine copper coins from the 6th century have been found several times in the area of today's city centre, indicating considerable trade activity. (wikipedia.org)
  • You can easily reach the north end of this beautiful semi-rural artificial lake from Münster city centre, and it's a great place for sailing, strolling, or simply relaxing by the water. (lh-travelguide.com)
  • Several half-timbered houses in the city centre escaped major damage during WWII. (lh-travelguide.com)
  • Flanders
  • Encyclopædia Britannica - Joyeuse Entrée Bell & Hawell Information and Leaming: Margaret of Austria and Brou: Habsburg Political Patronage in Savoy thesis submitted by Deanna MacDonald, Department of Art History and Archaeology, McGilf University, Montreal (pdf file) University of Leiden: Self-Representation of Court and City in Flanders and Brabant in the Fifteenth and Early Sixteenth Centuries, by Wim Blockmans & Esther Donckers Archived 2007-07-26 at the Wayback Machine. (wikipedia.org)
  • 230,246), capital of East Flanders prov. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Limburg
  • The House of Luxembourg, now Duke of Limburg, became one of the most important political forces in the 14th century, competing against the House of Habsburg for supremacy in Central Europe. (wikipedia.org)
  • French
  • Luxembourg province is divided into five administrative districts (French: arrondissements) containing a total of 44 municipalities (French: communes). (wikipedia.org)
  • 6.1304556 Luxembourg City Hall (French: Hôtel de ville de Luxembourg) is the city hall of Luxembourg City, in southern Luxembourg. (wikipedia.org)
  • Biographie nationale du pays de Luxembourg (in French). (wikipedia.org)
  • Napoleon visited the city during one of his campaigns and ordered the destruction of its vineyards in order to prevent the Liege wine industry from competing with its French counterpart. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, it was during the French invasion of Luxembourg that the abbey and the town experienced real raids and innumerable rampages. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1622 - Funeral of Albert VII of Austria 1695 - The city is bombarded by the French. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other alternative names of the city in the past include Greek: Ιστρόπολις Istropolis (meaning "Danube City", also used in Latin), Czech: Prešpurk, French: Presbourg, Italian: Presburgo, Latin: Posonium, Romanian: Pojon and Serbo-Croatian: Požun / Пожун. (wikipedia.org)
  • municipalities
  • The Province of Liège is divided into four administrative arrondissements: Huy Liège Verviers Waremme Municipalities that have city status have a (city) behind their name. (wikipedia.org)
  • The district was created in 1837, named after King Leopold I, and covers the areas of the municipalities of the City of Brussels, Etterbeek, Ixelles and Saint-Josse-ten-Noode. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pozsony
  • Slovak pronunciation: [ˈbracislaʋa] ( listen), German: Preßburg or Pressburg IPA: [ˈpʁɛsˌbʊɐ̯k], Hungarian: Pozsony) is the capital of Slovakia. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1890
  • In the following decades, Luxembourg fell further into Germany's sphere of influence, particularly after the creation of a separate ruling house in 1890. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1867
  • From 1790 to 1848 and from 1861 to 1867, it was the official capital of the Grand Principality of Transylvania. (wikipedia.org)
  • oppidum
  • About 200 BC, the Celtic Boii tribe founded the first significant settlement, a fortified town known as an oppidum. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lotharingia
  • By the 959 partition of Lotharingia, the Luxembourg region had passed to Duke Frederick I of Upper Lorraine of the Ardennes-Verdun dynasty, a son of Count Palatine Wigeric of Lotharingia. (wikipedia.org)
  • settlement
  • On the site of the city was a pre-Roman settlement named Napoca. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Roman Empire conquered Dacia in AD 101 and 106, during the rule of Trajan, and the Roman settlement Napoca, established thereafter, is first recorded on a milestone discovered in 1758 in the vicinity of the city. (wikipedia.org)
  • Roman
  • The historical region of Luxembourg belonged to the Roman province of Belgica Prima. (wikipedia.org)
  • Modern historians explain the etymology of the word Luxembourg as coming from the word Letze, meaning fortification, which might have referred to either the remains of a Roman watchtower or a primitive refuge of the Early Middle Ages. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although its recorded history can be traced back to Roman times, the history of Luxembourg proper is considered to begin in 963. (wikipedia.org)
  • Under the suburb of Rusovce, the remains of the Roman border town Gerulata have been excavated, as well as cemeteries and farming background of the town (Villa Rusticas). (wikipedia.org)
  • 1848
  • In 1848, the City Hall hosted the Constituent Assembly (from 29 April onwards), which wrote the new national constitution. (wikipedia.org)
  • Napoleon
  • Ever since Napoleon had given the site of the monastery to the city, plans had been afoot to build a purpose-built city hall. (wikipedia.org)
  • France
  • The Treveri constructed a number of oppida, Iron Age fortified settlements, near the Moselle valley in what is now southern Luxembourg, western Germany and eastern France. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hungary
  • The town is now part of emerging medieval Hungary. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Castle became the one with the best fortification in Hungary because of its position, it became a site of frequent attacks and battles, along with the city, and a place of frequent stay of Hungarian kings and it becomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the 19th century as the capital of the Austrian Empire and later Austria-Hungary, it temporarily became one of Europe's biggest cities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Subsequently
  • It became the capital of the Babenberg dynasty and subsequently of the Austrian Habsburgs, under whom it became one of Europe's cultural hubs. (wikipedia.org)
  • mint
  • This allowed the creation of a mint and the construction of city walls around the year 1200. (wikipedia.org)
  • walls
  • In the last years of Austrian rule there were plans mooted to build a new residential district outside of the crowded city walls in the area that became the Leopold Quarter. (wikipedia.org)
  • At the U-Bahn station Stubentor, some remains of the city walls can still be seen today. (wikipedia.org)
  • Middle Ages
  • The history of Luxembourg properly began with the construction of Luxembourg Castle in the High Middle Ages. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first documented mention of the city during the Middle Ages is within the Salzburg Annals, dating to 881, when a battle apud Weniam was fought against the Magyars. (wikipedia.org)
  • Population
  • According to a 2007 estimate provided by the County Population Register Service, the city hosts a visible population of students and other non-residents-an average of over 20,000 people each year during 2004-2007. (wikipedia.org)
  • Münster is also Westphalia's regional capital and has a particularly young and vibrant feel thanks to its student population, which tops 50,000 during term time. (lh-travelguide.com)
  • castle
  • The castle is probably the earliest example in Luxembourg of a château built entirely in the Renaissance style. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many finds support the theory that both castle-hill and area of the town (on an important river-crossing) formed an important seat of local Hallstatt Culture Prince, while richly furnished mounds (barrows) were excavated on eastern suburbs of the city. (wikipedia.org)
  • Delaware got the point, and shortly thereafter, the capital of Delaware was prudently moved to Dover, while even the county seat of New Castle County was moved to Wilmington. (philadelphia-reflections.com)
  • Construction
  • The following year, the old monastery, which had fallen into disrepair, was deconstructed, with much of the material going towards building the new city hall, construction of which began in 1830. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mayor
  • The building was completed in 1838, and first used for a city council, chaired by Mayor François Scheffer, on 22 October 1838. (wikipedia.org)
  • populous
  • and Yiddish: קלויזנבורג‎, Kloiznburg), commonly known as Cluj, is the fourth most populous city in Romania, and the seat of Cluj County in the northwestern part of the country. (wikipedia.org)
  • world's
  • Today, Differdange still remains an important industrial center, with ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steel producer, retaining an important steel factory in the town. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since the end of the Second World War, Luxembourg has become one of the world's richest countries, buoyed by a booming financial services sector, political stability, and European integration. (wikipedia.org)
  • area
  • The history of Luxembourg consists of the history of the country of Luxembourg and its geographical area. (wikipedia.org)
  • million people on an area of just 41,543km², it's a densely populated country with its gorgeous capital [[Amsterdam]] being just one of many interesting cities. (wikitravel.org)
  • This spacious city zoo covers a large area, and the animals are given plenty of space in which to roam around. (lh-travelguide.com)
  • decades
  • As a result, for three decades, the municipal headquarters were moved around the city, without adequate accommodation. (wikipedia.org)
  • present-day
  • What is present-day Luxembourg, was inhabited by Celts during the Iron Age (from roughly 600 BC until 100 AD). (wikipedia.org)
  • The first known reference to the territory of present-day Luxembourg was by Julius Caesar in his Commentaries on the Gallic War. (wikipedia.org)
  • This city museum takes visitors on a journey through time from the founding of Münster in medieval times to the present day. (lh-travelguide.com)