The New Student's Reference Work/Charlottenburg

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The New Student's Reference Work (1914)
Charlottenburg
See also Charlottenburg on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.
Charlot'tenburg is a large suburb lying to the west of Berlin. It is visited by tourists for the sake of the royal palace, built here in 1696 by Frederick I for his second wife, Sophia. The grounds and statuary are of great beauty. Charlottenburg has become the seat of many factories; and its population, which in 1871 was estimated at less than 20,000, has multiplied no less than tenfold.