Iburg Castle

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Iburg Castle
Schloss Iburg
Schloss iburg IMGP2531 WP.jpg
Iburg Castle
Religion
AffiliationCatholic
SectBenedictines
Location
LocationBad Iburg, Germany
CountryGermany
Iburg Castle is located in Lower Saxony
Iburg Castle
Shown within Lower Saxony
Iburg Castle is located in Germany
Iburg Castle
Iburg Castle (Germany)
Geographic coordinates52°09′28″N 8°02′33″E / 52.1578°N 8.0424°E / 52.1578; 8.0424Coordinates: 52°09′28″N 8°02′33″E / 52.1578°N 8.0424°E / 52.1578; 8.0424
Architecture
Completed1100

The so-called Iburg Castle (German: Schloss Iburg), is a castle and former Benedictine abbey in Bad Iburg, Germany.[1]

From ca. 1100 till 1673 it was the seat of the Prince-Bishopric of Osnabrück. It is also notable as the birthplace of Sophia Charlotte of Hanover, Queen consort in Prussia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rudolf vom Bruch: Die Rittersitze des Fürstentums Osnabrück. H.Th. Wenner Verlag, ISBN 3-87898-384-0

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