Monday, November 3, 2008

Koln, (Cologne) Germany

koln am Rhein
bridge at sunset

mailed 11-2006 with a yellow Deutschland stamp

not on postcard, but some information:
Koln - (Cologne) - is Germany's fourth-largest city after Berlin, Hamburg and Munich, and is the largest city both in the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia and within the Rhine-Ruhr Metropolitan Area, one of the major European metropolitan areas with more than ten million inhabitants. It is one of the oldest cities in Germany, having been founded by the Romans in the year 38 BC. Cologne was granted the status of a Roman "city" in the year 50 AD.

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