States of Germany
Germany is made up of sixteen states, known as Bundesländer (singular Bundesland) or Länder (singular Land). Since Germany has a federal constitution, the constituent states retain a measure of sover...
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Germany Confiscating Homes to Use for Migrants
In an unprecedented move, Hamburg authorities confiscated six residential units in the Hamm district near the city center. A trustee appointed by the city is now renovating the properties and will ren...
Germany's privacy laws strike again as Berlin suspect cannot be fully identified 
Police are trying to find Tunisian Anis Amri after his ID was found under the seat in the lorry used to kill 12 people in the German capital on Monday night.
Welcome to Berlin
The city with 3.4 million inhabitants is one of the most populated capitals of the world. There are so many myths about the German capital, but visitors say...
Berlin
Julie Bradbury goes shopping in a giant former squat, takes in a cabaret, samples the city's latest craze - the ping pong bar and relaxes in a sauna and disc...
Hamburg - Documentary
Hamburg is a lively metropolis in the north of Germany and contains several green spaces, canals and lakes and provides a good standard of living for its inh...
Districts of Germany
A German district is an administrative subdivision known as Landkreis ("rural district"), except in the states of North Rhine-Westphalia and Schleswig-Holstein where it is known simply as Kreis. Most ...
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Baden-Württemberg
Baden-Württemberg (/ˈbaːdən vɜrtəmˌbɜrɡ/; [ˈbaːdən ˈvʏʁtəmˌbɛʁk]; French: Bade-Wurtemberg) is a state of Germany located in the southwest, east of the Upper Rhine. It is Germany’s third largest st...
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Bavaria
The Free State of Bavaria (German: Freistaat Bayern, [ˈfʁaɪʃtaːt ˈbaɪ.ɐn], Alemannic German: Freistaat Bayre, Bavarian: Freistood Boajan/Baijaan, Main-Franconian: Freischdood Bayan; Czech&...
Bavaria - Wikipedia
Berlin
Berlin (/bərˈlɪn/, [bɛɐ̯ˈliːn]) is the capital of Germany, and one of the 16 states of Germany. With a population of 3.5 million people, Berlin is Germany's largest city. It is the second most populou...
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Brandenburg
Brandenburg (  ; Low German: Brannenborg, Lower Sorbian: Bramborska; Upper Sorbian: Braniborska; Polish: Brandeburgia) is one of the sixteen federated states of Germany. The capital ...
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Bremen (state)
The Free Hanseatic City of Bremen (German: Freie Hansestadt Bremen, [ˈbʁeːmən]) is the smallest of Germany's 16 states. A more informal name, but used in some official contexts, is Land Bremen ('S...
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Hamburg
Hamburg (/ˈhæmbɜrɡ/; [ˈhambʊʁk], local pronunciation [ˈhambʊɪ̯ç]; Low German/Low Saxon: Hamborg [ˈhambɔːx]), officially Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg (Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg), is the secon...
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Hesse
Hesse /ˈhɛs/ or Hessia (German: Hessen [ˈhɛsn̩], Hessian dialect: Hesse [ˈhɛzə]) is both a cultural region of Germany and the name of an individual German state.The English name "Hesse" comes from...
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Lower Saxony
Lower Saxony (German: Niedersachsen [ˈniːdɐzaksən], Low German: Neddersassen; Dutch: Nedersaksen) is a German state (Bundesland) situated in northwestern Germany and is second in area, wit...
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Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern [ˈmeːklənbʊʁk ˈfoːɐ̯pɔmɐn] (also known as Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania in English, nicknamed MV or MeckPomm) is a federated state in northern Germany. The capital city is Schwe...
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North Rhine-Westphalia
North Rhine-Westphalia (German: Nordrhein-Westfalen) [ˈnɔʁtʁaɪ̯n vɛstˈfaːlən]) (Dutch: Noordrijn-Westfalen) is the most populous state of Germany, as well as the fourth largest by area. North Rhin...
North Rhine-Westphalia - Wikipedia
Rhineland-Palatinate
Rhineland-Palatinate (German: Rheinland-Pfalz, [ˈʁaɪ̯nlant ˈp͡falt͡s]; French: Rhénanie-Palatinat) is one of the 16 states (German: Länder) of the Federal Republic of Germany. It has an area of 19...
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Saarland
The Saarland (German: das Saarland – [das ˈzaːɐ̯lantʰ]; French: la Sarre - [la ˈzaːɐ̯R]) is one of the sixteen federal states (or Bundesländer) of Germany. With its capital at Saarbrücken, it has ...
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Saxony
The Free State of Saxony (German: Freistaat Sachsen [ˈfʁaɪ̯ʃtaːt ˈzaksən]; Upper Sorbian: Swobodny stat Sakska; Czech: Sasko) is a landlocked federal state of Germany, bordering the federa...
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Saxony-Anhalt
Saxony-Anhalt (German: Sachsen-Anhalt, [ˌzaksn̩ ˈanhalt]) is a landlocked federal state of Germany surrounded by the federal states of Lower Saxony, Brandenburg, Saxony and Thuringia.Its capital i...
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Schleswig-Holstein
Schleswig-Holstein ([ˈʃleːsvɪç ˈhɔlʃtaɪ̯n]) is the northernmost of the sixteen states of Germany, comprising most of the historical duchy of Holstein and the southern part of the former Duchy of Schle...
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Thuringia
The Free State of Thuringia (/θəˈrɪndʒiə/; German: Freistaat Thüringen, [ˈfʁaɪʃtaːt ˈtyːʁɪŋən]) is a federal state of Germany, located in the central part of the country. It has an area of 16,171 ...
Thuringia - Wikipedia
Germany Confiscating Homes to Use for Migrants
In an unprecedented move, Hamburg authorities confiscated six residential units in the Hamm district near the city center. A trustee appointed by the city is now renovating the properties and will ren...
Germany's privacy laws strike again as Berlin suspect cannot be fully identified 
Police are trying to find Tunisian Anis Amri after his ID was found under the seat in the lorry used to kill 12 people in the German capital on Monday night.