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Schwartzburg Sonderhausen

Schwartzburg~Sonderhausen, a similar and neighbouring principality, occupying an area of 333 square miles. It is somewhat more cultivated than the foregoing, though the mineral resources are less. From the 13th to the middle of the 16th century both of these territories were ruled over by a single Count of the illustrious house of Schwarzburg.