Erlangen is a city in , . It is home to most of the Friedrich-Alexander University and the Siemens company. It grew as a result of settlement of Huguenot refugees from France, and because it was the secondary residence of the margraves of Ansbach Bayreuth.

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The is an annual Volksfest in Erlangen, . is situated 2 km north of Erlangen.

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The Botanical Garden Erlangen is a botanical garden, which is 2 hectares in size, maintained by the… Photo: Raboe001, CC BY-SA 3.0 de.

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station is located on the Nuremberg–Bamberg railway in the German state of . Photo: Rotkraut, CC BY 4.0.

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is situated 3½ km west of Erlangen. Photo: Janericloebe, CC BY 3.0.

Friedrich–Alexander University Erlangen–Nürnberg is a public research university in the cities of Erlangen and in , . is situated 2½ km southeast of Erlangen. Photo: Akriesch, CC BY 2.5.

The , also sometimes referred to as Strawberry Hill, is a 332 meters high sandstone hill in Erlangen, . is situated 2 km north of Erlangen. Photo: Arnomane, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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