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Wettingen (vĕtˈĭng-ən) [key], town (1990 pop. 17,706), Aargau canton, N Switzerland. It is the site of the Zürich power station and of industries that produce textiles and metal goods. In the town is a former Cistercian monastery, founded in 1227 and now a school, which contains outstanding stained glass and the tomb of the Holy Roman Emperor Albert I.

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