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Bad Breisig is a town in the district of Ahrweiler, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is situated on the Rhine, approx. 15 km south-east of Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler (Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler vacation rentals | Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler travel guide).

Bad Breisig is the seat of the Verbandsgemeinde ("collective municipality") Bad Breisig.

Bad Breisig is a town in the district of Ahrweiler, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is situated on the Rhine, approx. 15 km south-east of Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler (Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler vacation rentals | Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler travel guide).

Bad Breisig is the seat of the Verbandsgemeinde ("collective municipality") Bad Breisig.

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More about the History of Bad Breisig

Bad Breisig lies north of the mouth of the Vinxtbaches, the border river between the two Roman provinces of Lower and Upper Germany, the Rhine. The name "Breisig" (Latin Brisiacum) is of Celtic origin. Rich finds from two burial sites indicate the importance of the settlement Breisig chief at the time of arrival of the Franks .

On 4 June 898 the little state Breisig first mentioned in an alleged deed of donation Zwentibolds King, King of Lotharingia to the kingdom under the abbess of Essen (Essen vacation rentals | Essen travel guide) Abbey Wicburg. The "little country" to which the places Niederbreisig, Upper Breisig Gönnersdorf, Niederlützingen, Oberlützingen, Brohl and included a part of Rheineck was territorially independent, but the Duke of Jülich exercised since the late Middle Ages, Vogt rights.

Under the Abbess Berta von Arnsberg (1241-1292) the place around 1280 with a moat and surrounding wall was fortified. The first seal is Breisig announced for 1356th [5] 1374 Breisig received market rights by Emperor Charles IV. The parish church was at that time the church of St. Victor in Upper Breisig.

In the fall of 1568 Breisig is drawn into the turmoil of war of independence war of the Netherlands against Spanish rule. Breisig served as a retreat for the troops of the Prince of Orange.

The Breisig Ländchen remained with food and Jülich 1794 to the invasion of the French revolutionary troops. After the Congress of Vienna in 1815 it became Prussian.

Niederbreisig lived in from 1925 until his arrest in 1939 following a denunciation of the Catholic resistance fighters against Nazi Karl Schapper (1879-1941).

Came after the Second World War, now belonging to Bad Breisig villages to the newly formed state of Rhineland-Palatinate.

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Bad Breisig is a town in the district of Ahrweiler, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is situated on the Rhine, approx. 15 km south-east of Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler. Bad Breisig is the seat of the Verbandsgemeinde ("collective municipality") Bad Breisig.

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