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Friday, October 31, 2008

Bourtange: Awesome Star Fort in the Netherlands

Bourtange is a star fort and village in the Westerwolde region of the Dutch province of Groningen. A star fort or trace italienne is a fortification in the style that evolved during the age of black powder, when cannons came to dominate the battlefield. In 2001, the town of Bourtange had 267 inhabitants.

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