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Katzenelnbogen (Rhineland-Palatinate)

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Katzenelnbogen is the name of a medieval German county and is a small city in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate. Katzenelnbogen originated as a castle built on a promontory over the river Lahn around 1095. The lords of the castle became significant local magnates, acquiring during the centuries some key and highly lucrative customs rights on the Rhine. The Counts of Katzenelnbogen also built Burg Neukatzenelnbogen and Burg Rheinfels on the Rhine. Katzenelnbogen is the seat of the Verbandsgemeinde is collective municipality.
Katzenelnbogen, which consists of the following local municipalities such as Allendorf, Berndroth, Dorsdorf, Ebertshausen, Gutenacker, Herold, Katzenelnbogen, Mittelfischbach, Oberfischbach, Reckenroth, Roth and Schonborn.
Katzenelnbogen is well-known for being the first place in the world in which the Riesling grape was documented. In 1435, the storage inventory of the Counts of Katzenelnbogen lists the purchase of six barrels of Riesling from a Russelsheim vintner. It is a city with endless recreational opportunities, rich history, and modern day luxuries.

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