Place:Zülpich, Rheinland, Preußen, Germany

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NameZülpich
Alt namesZülpichsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Zulpich
TypeTown
Coordinates50.7°N 6.65°E
Located inRheinland, Preußen, Germany
Also located inEuskirchen, Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany    
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Zülpich is a town in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany between Aachen and Bonn. It belongs to the district of Euskirchen.

The town is commonly agreed to be the site with the Latin name of Tolbiacum, famous for the Battle of Tolbiac, fought between the Franks under Clovis I and the Alemanni; the traditional date is 496, corrected in many modern accounts to 506. The battle is commemorated in the names of the Rue de Tolbiac and the Tolbiac metro station in Paris.

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