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Česká Lípa

Česká Lípa (chĕˈskä lēˈpä) [key], Ger. Böhmisch-Leipa, city (1991 pop. 39,424), Czech Republic, in Bohemia, near the German and Polish borders. A railway junction, it manufactures textiles and leather goods and is a fruit trading center. The city has an old castle and an Augustinian monastery.

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