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Encyclopædia Britannica, Ninth Edition/Deutschkrone

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DEUTSCHKRONE, Arenskrone, or Walcz, a town of Prussia, at the head of a district in the government of Marienwerder, situated between the two lakes of Arens and Radau, about 15 miles north-west of Schneidemiihl, a railway junction 60 miles north of Posen. Besides being the seat of the public offices for the district, it possesses a Jewish synagogue, and a progymnasium established in the old Jesuit College ; and it manufactures woollens, tiles, brandy, and beer. Population in 1871, 6146.