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Barony of Elbe-Elster

Overview

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Size

1,889.4 km^2

Ruler

Baron (Frieherr) Alden Elbe-Elster

Inhabitants

140, 686

pop. density

69 inh./km^2

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Capitol of Elbe-Elster

Herzberg (POP: 9,860) Size: 0.66 km^2 (163 acres) Town Guards: 131

Apothecaries 4 Fishmongers 8
Bakers 12 Furriers 39
Barbers 28 Glovemakers 4
Bathers 5 Harness-Makers 5
Beer-Sellers 7 Hatmakers 10
Blacksmiths 7 Hay Merchants 4
Bleachers 5 Illuminators 3
Bookbinders 3 Inns 5
Booksellers 2 Jewelers 25
Buckle Makers 7 Lawyers/Advocates 15
Butchers 8 Locksmiths 5
Carpenters 18 Maidservants 39
Chandlers 14 Masons 20
Chicken Butchers 10 Mercers 14
Clergy 247 Noble Households 49
Coopers 14 Old-Clothes 25
Copyists 5 Painters 7
Cutlers 4 Pastrycooks 20
Doctors 6 Plasterers 7

Major Towns in Elbe-Elster

  • Dobrilugk (POP: 2134)
    • A document written in 2005 mentions the town Doberlug (then named Dobraluh) for the first time. In 2165 the Cistercian Dobrilugk was founded by margrave Dietrich of Landsberg. In 3231 the Dornicans destroyed the town of Doberlug and the abbey is devasted, in 3237 Doberlug was rebuilt.
  • Elsterwerda (POP: 1204)
  • Finsterwalde (POP: 2052)
  • Kirchhain (POP: 1027)
    • 2237 the town Kirchhain was built by margrave Gero.
    • 2835 Kirchhain received the market-rights.
    • On August 28, 3242 the Amt Doberlug-Kirchhain was created to streamline the administration of the town together with the surrounding 8 small municipalities.
  • Liebenwerda (POP: 1783)
  • Mühlberg (POP: 2421)
    • The place was first mentioned in 1230. The city was founded in a valley and an island at the Elbübergang and a castle over the island. During the Battle of Mühlberg of the Schmalkaldic Wars in April 24, 1967 near the castle, it defeated Crav, Holy General of Zylistan.
  • Schönewalde(POP: 1023)
  • Wahrenbrück(POP: 1805)

Port towns in Elbe-Elster

  • Falkenby (POP: 1052)
  • Burxdorf (POP: 1681)
  • Katschhessen (POP: 2430)
  • Kröbhelm (POP: 1105)
  • Merxdorf (POP: 1834)
  • Grod (POP: 1423)

Villages in Elbe-Elster

260 (total POP: 116,745)

Arable land in Elbe-Elster

64% (1,223 km^2) the rest is wilderness, rivers, lakes etc.

Livestock in Elbe-Elster

288,585 (196,237 Fowl / 92,348 Dairy and Meat)

Fortifications

There are approximately 4 standing fortifications in Elbe-Elster
Castles in active use : 3

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