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Braunfels (German pronunciation: [ˈbʁaʊ̯nˌfɛls] (audio speaker iconlisten) is a town in the Lahn-Dill-Kreis in Hesse, Germany. It is 9 km southwest of Wetzlar and 28 km northeast of Limburg an der Lahn.

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The town of Braunfels was talked about for the first time in 1246. Braunfels became a town in 1607. Bonbaden, a neighborhood of Braunfels, was first talked about in writing in the year 772. In 1972, it marked 1200 years since it began. So, Bonbaden is one of the oldest places where people have lived in Lahn-Dill.