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Coburg, in the duchy of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, and the capital of the duchy of Coburg, is on the left bank of the river Itz, about 80 miles from Eisenach. Among the chief buildings are the 16th-century palace, the arsenal, and the Duke of Edinburgh's palace. On a height is situated the old palace which gave Luther shelter, and was besieged by Wallenstein. It is now a museum. In the market-place is a statue to Prince Albert, who was born a few miles away. Among the industries of Coburg are the manufacture of carriages and the export of beer.