ARTERN, a town of Germany, in Prussian Saxony, on the
Unstrut, at the influx of the Helme, at the junction of railways
to Erfurt, Naumburg and Sangerhausen, 8 m. S. of the last
named. Pop. 5000. It has an Evangelical church, an agricultural
college and some manufactures of machinery, sugar and
boots. Its brine springs, known as early as the 15th century,
are still frequented.
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