The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Fürstenwalde
FÜRSTENWALDE, für'stĕn-väl'dë, Prussia, town in the province of Brandenburg, on the Spree, 30 miles southeast of Berlin. It contains several churches, a gymnasium and many public monuments. It owns a neighboring forest 20 square miles in extent. Its industries include woolen manufactories, machinery, bricks, glass, alcohol and electric supplies. The town obtained municipal privileges as early as 1285. Pop. 23,000.