- Charlemagne prize (Photo: www.topnews.in)
German town close to Belgium and the Netherlands. Capital of Charlemagne's empire in the 9th century. Charlemagne's tomb is located here. The name is associated with modern efforts for European unity.
Every year in Aachen, a well-known European personality receives a prize, known as the Charlemagne prize, for his or her work for European integration.