Rothenburg ob der Tauber


Rothenburg ob der Tauber Rothenburg ob der Tauber
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General Description : Rothenburg ob der Tauber (city's Coat of arm)
Is a town in the district of Ansbach of Mittelfranken (Middle Franconia), the Franconia region of Bavaria, Germany, well known for its well-preserved medieval old town, a destination for tourists from around the world.
The name "Rothenburg ob der Tauber" means, in German, "Red fortress above the Tauber". This is so because the town is located on a plateau overlooking the Tauber River. As to the name "Rothenburg", some say it comes from the German words Rot (Red) and Burg (burgh, medieval fortified settlement), referring to the red colour of the roofs of the houses which overlook the river. The name may also refer to the process of retting ("rotten" in German) flax for linen production.
Front Description : Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber city's literally Red fortress above the Tauber or simply Rothemburg above the Tauber + Coat of arms
Back Description : romantische stadt des mittelalters (romantic city of the middle ages)
Diameter 20.00 mm
Weight 4.00 g
Material Gold
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