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Jena is a city in eastern Germany on the River Saale in Thuringia. Its population is 101.325 (as of 2003-06-30).

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2 Economy
3 Colleges and universities
4 External Links


On October 14, 1806 Napoleon fought the Prussian army here (Battle of Jena-Auerstedt).


Jena is a manufacturing city, specializing in precision machinery, pharmaceuticals, optics and photographic equipment, and home to the famous Zeiss optics plant.

Colleges and universities

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