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The Franconian Switzerland (German: Fränkische Schweiz) is an upland in Upper Franconia, northern Bavaria and a popular tourist retreat. Located between the Pegnitz River in the east and the south, the Regnitz River in the west and the Main River in the north, its relief reaches 600 metres in height.

The Franconian Switzerland was given its name by Romantic artists and poets in the 19th century who compared its landscape to Switzerland. The Franconian Switzerland is a famous for a very high density of traditional breweries.

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  • Uploaded on April 23, 2012
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    by Etude
    • Camera: SONY DSLR-A330
    • Taken on 2012/04/21 15:23:42
    • Exposure: 0.008s (1/125)
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    • F/Stop: f/11.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.30 EV
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