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Schwartzburg Rudolstadt

Schwartzburg~Rudolstadt, a small Thuringian principality, with an area of 363 square miles, including a detached portion in Prussian Saxony. It lies about the rivers Schwarza, Gera, Ilm, and Saale, and is hilly, wooded, and picturesque, less than half being under cultivation. Cattle and fruit are the chief products, but iron, lignite, cobalt and other minerals are worked on a small scale.