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ALTENA, a town in Westphalia, Germany, 3om. S.S.E. of Dortmund. Pop. (1933) 16,133. It lies in the deep valley of the Lenne, and forms a single street 3m. in length. The Schlossberg is the ancestral castle of the counts of La Marck. Metal indus tries and especially wire making are carried on.