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Vorarlberg



Introduction of Vorarlberg
Province on the Swiss border, with its capital at Bregenz.Inhabited since Neolithic times, it was conqueredby the Romans in 15 b.c. and was included inthe province of Raetia. In the sixth century a.d. itbecame part of the Frankish kingdom and belongedto the counts of Montfort during the later MiddleAges. It gradually came under Hapsburg rule betweenthe 14th and 16th centuries, and it became a distinctprovince of Austria in 1918.Province on the Swiss border, with its capital at Bregenz.Inhabited since Neolithic times, it was conqueredby the Romans in 15 b.c. and was included inthe province of Raetia. In the sixth century a.d. itbecame part of the Frankish kingdom and belongedto the counts of Montfort during the later MiddleAges. It gradually came under Hapsburg rule betweenthe 14th and 16th centuries, and it became a distinctprovince of Austria in 1918.

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