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Frankenwald

Frankenwald (frängˈkənvält) [key], Eng. Franconian Forest, wooded plateau, in central Germany, between the Fichtelgebirge and the Thuringian Forest. Döbraberg is the highest (2,608 ft/795 m) point. Barley growing and cattle raising are important there. The region's major city is Hof.

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