facts and history in brief
Füssen is a town in Bavaria, Germany, in the district Ostallgäu.
It is located at 47°34' N 10°42' E, at the banks of the river Lech.
As of 2002 it has a population of 13,932.
The town also uses the triskelion as part of the city emblem.
It has been a settlement in Roman times at the road "via claudia augusta" that leads southwards to northern Italy and northwards to the former regional capital of the Roman province called "castra augusta" today Augsburg.
The original name was Foetibus (latinised german origin for foot) Füssen is the highest town of Bavaria (808m above sea level) The famous castles of Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau are located near the town.
The town is also familiar to travelers as the terminus of the Romantic road.
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