Place:Battenberg, Kassel, Hessen, Germany

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NameBattenberg
TypeTown
Coordinates51.0°N 8.667°E
Located inKassel, Hessen, Germany
Also located inHessen-Nassau, Preußen, Germany    
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Battenberg (Eder) is a small town in the Waldeck-Frankenberg district of Hesse, Germany. The town is noted for giving its name to the Battenberg family, a morganatic branch of the ruling House of Hesse-Darmstadt, and through it, the name Mountbatten used by members of the British royal family, a literal translation of Battenberg.

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