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Upper austria



Introduction of Upper austria
State and former duchy between Lower Austria and Germany. Part of the Roman colony of Noricum and later in Bavaria and Styria, it became an Austrian duchy in 1156. It was invaded by the Turks in the 16th century. The area was the scene of many battles in the Thirty Years’ War of 1616 to 1648 and in the Napoleonic Wars.

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