Stolberg (shtôlˈbĕrkhˌ) [key], city (1994 pop. 58,028), North Rhine–Westphalia, W Germany; chartered 1856. It is a center of the German brass industry, which was started (c.1600) there by Protestant settlers from nearby Aachen. Other manufactures include chemicals, glass, textiles, soap, furniture, and beer.
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