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The States of Germany

Deutschland Bundeslaender 1957

Image by Germany is a federal republic that consists of sixteen states (German: Land, plural Lander; commonly informally Bundesland and Bundeslander). Germany was formed from an earlier collection of several states, so it has a federal constitution, and the constituent states retain some sovereignty. With an emphasis on geographical conditions, Berlin and Hamburg are often […]

Berlin Wall Facts

Berlin Wall

One of the first things people think of when they think of Germany, and specifically of Berlin, is the Berlin Wall. Originally erected in 1961, the wall effectively split the city of Berlin into two separate worlds, separating families and creating an international outcry. The wall stood for almost thirty years as the most visible […]