Aachen

geographical name
Aa·chen | \ ˈä-kən , -ḵən \
variants: or French Aix-la-Chapelle \ˌāks-ˌlä-shä-ˈpel, ˌeks- \

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city in western Germany near the borders with Belgium and the Netherlands population 241,861

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