The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Oberhausen

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The Encyclopedia Americana
Oberhausen
Edition of 1920. See also Oberhausen on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

OBERHAUSEN, ō'bĕr-how-zĕn, Germany, a town of Rhenish Prussia, in the Rhine valley, a few miles northeast of Duisburg, an important railway centre and seat of industry, having blast-furnaces, rolling-mills, forges, railway shops, extensive chemical works, porcelain, tinware, soap, wire-rope, glass factories and productive coal mines, etc. Pop. over 100,000.