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Leipzig, also called Leipsic in Inglis, is, wi a population o appr. 519,000, the lairgest ceety in the federal state o Saxony, Germany an in the new states o Germany. In the 17t century, Leipzig wis ane o the major European ceety-centres o learnin an cultur in fields such as muisic, astronomy an optics. Efter Warld War II, Leipzig became a major urban centre athin the Communist German Democratic Republic.

Leipzig later played a significant role in the fall o communism in Eastren Germany, through events taken place in an aroond St. Nikolai Kirk. Syne the Reunification o Germany, Leipzig haes unnergane significant chynge wi the restoration o historical biggins an the development o a modren transport infrastructure. In 2006, Leipzig hostit key gemmes in the Warld Cup.

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