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Leipzig - History, Education, Economy, Main sights, Transportation, Quotations, Sister cities, Notable residents

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51°20N 12°23E, pop (2000e) 528 000. Capital of Leipzig county, E Germany; second largest city of former East Germany; airport; railway; Karl Marx University (1409); college of technology; commercial centre, mechanical engineering, machine tools, furs, printing and publishing; St Thomas's Church, museum of fine art, Battle of the Nations monument, Renaissance town hall, Lenin Memorial, Dimitrov museum; Documentary and Short Film Week; centre for education and music (associations with Bach and Mendelssohn); annual trade fairs.

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