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This was in contrast to the post war development in austria where the national bund federation was constituted first and then the individual states were carved out as units of this federal nation.
State map germany. For example the ottoman empire can be found in the atlas of turkey. Help show labels. The green federal states are called westdeutsche länder west german countries or alte bundesländer old federal states and the blue ones are the so called neuen bundesländer new federal states.
You can customize the map before you print. Bavaria bremen hamburg baden and saarland in the west saxony and thuringia in eastern germany. Click the map and drag to move the map around.
The maps of former countries that are more or less continued by a present day country or had a territory included in only one or two countries are included in the atlas of the present day country. Munich nuremberg augsburg. States of germany federal states germany.
This map shows cities and towns in germany. As you can see in the german state map below some states of germany are green and others are blue. The largest state is well known to tourists.
The free state of bavaria freistaat bayern is a popular tourist destination its size makes up almost a fifth of the total land mass of germany. The capital is germany s third largest city and popular tourist destination munich get out of the city to see ludwig s romantic castle neuschwanstein. All other states were amalgamations of formerly much smaller states and prussian provinces.
Go back to see more maps of germany maps of germany. The federal republic of germany consists of the federation of 16 states referred to as länder or bundesländer. It is the fifth largest country by area wholly in europe and the most populous european state with 80 million citizens 2012.
The states in west germany joined and formed the federal republic of germany bundesrepublik deutschland in 1949. Sorbian is a recognized minority language in eastern germany. It is the states which formed the federal republic of germany in 1949.
The german use of the term länder lands dates back to the weimar constitution of 1919. Official language is german. Only 7 of the 16 new states existed before.