Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Plauen, a town in the circle of Zwickau, Saxony, about 60 miles S.W. of Leipsic, on the White Elster river. It has a royal castle, a gymnasium, and factories for the weaving of muslins, jaconets, cambrics, and other cotton and linen goods. Paper and leather are also made.