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Salzburg. a cathedral city of Austria, beauti~ fully situated on the Salzach, at the mouth of a valley at the foot of the Austrian Alps, with a fertile plain to the west and south. The fortress is built on a ridge of rock with precipitous sides which rises from the valley. The chief manufacture is hardware. This city was the home of Mozart. There is a fine cathedral, interesting churches, a valuable library containing 82,000 volumes, and various parks, drives, and promenades. The crown-land of Salzburg is an irregular triangle intruded into on the west by the south-east corner of Bavaria, the capital city lying near the apex to the north, and the main ridge of the Austrian Alps forming the base to the south.