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Herzberg is German for "heart mountain" and may refer to: Places in Germany * Herzberg am Harz, a town in the Osterode district, Lower Saxony *Herzberg, Brandenburg, a town in the Elbe-Elster district, Brandenburg *Herzberg, Ostprignitz-Ruppin, a town in the Ostprignitz-Ruppin district, Brandenburg * Herzberg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, a town in the district of Parchim, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern *Herzberg Castle Herzberg Castle (german: Schloss Herzberg) is a German ''schloss'' in Herzberg am Harz in the district of Göttingen in the state of Lower Saxony. The present-day, quadrangular building has its origins in the 11th century as a medieval '' castl ..., above Herzberg am Harz, Lower Saxony Other uses * Herzberg (surname) * 3316 Herzberg, an asteroid, named after Gerhard Herzberg See also * Hertzberg {{Disambiguation, geo ...
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German Language
German ( ) is a West Germanic language mainly spoken in Central Europe. It is the most widely spoken and official or co-official language in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and the Italian province of South Tyrol. It is also a co-official language of Luxembourg and Belgium, as well as a national language in Namibia. Outside Germany, it is also spoken by German communities in France ( Bas-Rhin), Czech Republic ( North Bohemia), Poland (Upper Silesia), Slovakia ( Bratislava Region), and Hungary (Sopron). German is most similar to other languages within the West Germanic language branch, including Afrikaans, Dutch, English, the Frisian languages, Low German, Luxembourgish, Scots, and Yiddish. It also contains close similarities in vocabulary to some languages in the North Germanic group, such as Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish. German is the second most widely spoken Germanic language after English, which is also a West Germanic language. Germ ...
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Herzberg Am Harz
Herzberg am Harz is a town in the Göttingen district of Lower Saxony, Germany. Geography Herzberg is situated on the southwestern rim of the Harz mountain range and the Harz National Park. Natural monuments in the surrounding area include the Unicorn Cave, the Karst Trail, and the Rhume Spring. The town centre is located on the Sieber river, about northeast of Göttingen and southeast of the state capital Hanover. The municipal area comprises the villages of Lonau, Pöhlde, Scharzfeld, and Sieber. History Herzberg Castle in the Duchy of Saxony was first mentioned in an 1143 deed. A hunting lodge at the site was already erected from 1024 to 1029 by King Lothair II. It was seized by the Saxon Welf dynasty in 1144 and in 1158 became a property of Duke Henry the Lion with consent of the Hohenstaufen emperor Frederick Barbarossa. The castle was part of the Grubenhagen estates of the Welf duke Henry I of Brunswick he received in 1291, when he and his brothers divid ...
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Herzberg, Brandenburg
Herzberg (Elster) () is a town in the Elbe-Elster district of the German federal state of Brandenburg. Overview From 1939 to 1945 it was home to the Deutschlandsender Herzberg/Elster, a huge longwave transmitter, whose mast was the second tallest construction in the world, at Herzberg/Elster. The basement of the mast is still there. History From 1815 to 1944, Herzberg was part of the Prussian Province of Saxony. From 1944 to 1945, it was part of the Province of Halle-Merseburg. From 1952 to 1990, it was part of the Bezirk Cottbus of East Germany. Twin towns Herzberg (Elster) is twinned with the following cities: * Büdingen, Hesse * Świebodzin, Poland * Dixon, United States of America * Soest, Germany People * Louise von François (1817-1893), narrator and writer * Werner Janensch (1878-1969), paleontologist and geologist * Steffen Zesner Steffen Zesner (born 28 September 1967) is a former freestyle swimmer from Germany, who won a total number of four medals ...
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Herzberg, Ostprignitz-Ruppin
Herzberg () is a municipality in the Ostprignitz-Ruppin district, in Brandenburg, Germany Germany,, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a country in Central Europe. It is the second most populous country in Europe after Russia, and the most populous member state of the European Union. Germany is situated betwe .... Demography References Localities in Ostprignitz-Ruppin {{Brandenburg-geo-stub ...
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Herzberg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Herzberg () is a village and a former municipality in the Ludwigslust-Parchim district, in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany Germany,, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a country in Central Europe. It is the second most populous country in Europe after Russia, and the most populous member state of the European Union. Germany is situated betwe .... Since 1 January 2012, it is part of the municipality Obere Warnow. References Former municipalities in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania {{LudwigslustParchim-geo-stub ...
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Herzberg Castle
Herzberg Castle (german: Schloss Herzberg) is a German ''schloss'' in Herzberg am Harz in the district of Göttingen in the state of Lower Saxony. The present-day, quadrangular building has its origins in the 11th century as a medieval '' castle''. After a fire in 1510 it was rebuilt as a ''schloss'' and is one of the few in Lower Saxony that was constructed as a timber-framed building. Because it belonged to the House of Welf for 700 years it is also known as the Welf Castle of Herzberg (''Welfenschloss Herzberg''). Geography Herzberg Castle stands on a wooded eminence () immediately above and west of the centre of the town of Herzberg am Harz, which lies on the southwestern edge of the Harz Mountains. A stretch of the River Sieber runs past the castle to the north. Architecture The present castle is an enclosed four-winged building with a rectangular courtyard (40 x 58 m) and was rebuilt after a serious fire in November 1510. Since the new castle was completed in 152 ...
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Herzberg (surname)
Herzberg is a German surname originating in Germany meaning "heart mountain". Notable people with the surname include: * Agnes M. Herzberg, Canadian statistician *Frederick Herzberg (1923–2000), American psychologist *Elaine Herzberg, killed as a pedestrian via an autonomous car *Gary Allan Herzberg, American country singer who goes by stage name Gary Allan *Gerhard Herzberg Gerhard Heinrich Friedrich Otto Julius Herzberg, (; December 25, 1904 – March 3, 1999) was a German-Canadian pioneering physicist and physical chemist, who won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1971, "for his contributions to the knowledge o ... (1904–1999), German-Canadian physicist and physical chemist {{surname German-language surnames ...
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