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Karlsruhe Palace
Karlsruhe
Karlsruhe
Palace (German: Karlsruher Schloss) was erected in 1715 by Margrave Charles III William of Baden-Durlach, after a dispute with the citizens of his previous capital, Durlach. The city of Karlsruhe has since grown around it. It is now home to the main museum of the Badisches Landesmuseum Karlsruhe.[1]Contents1 History 2 Gallery 3 References 4 External linksHistory[edit] The first building was constructed by Jakob Friedrich von Batzendorf. The city was planned with the tower of the palace (Schloss) at the centre and 32 streets radiating out from it like spokes on a wheel, or ribs on a folding fan, so that a nickname for Karlsruhe
Karlsruhe
in German is the "fan city" (Fächerstadt). Originally partially made of wood, the palace had to be rebuilt in 1746, using stone
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German Language
No official regulation ( German orthography
German orthography
regulated by the Council for German Orthography[4]). Language
Language
codesISO 639-1 deISO 639-2 ger
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Freiburg (region)
Freiburg
Freiburg
is one of the four Regierungsbezirke of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, located in the south-west of the country. It covers the Black Forest (Schwarzwald) hills as well as the Rhine
Rhine
valley. It's sub-divided into the three regions (Regionalverband) Hochrhein-Bodensee, Schwarzwald-Baar-Heuberg and Südlicher Oberrhein.Kreise (districts) Kreisfreie Städte (district-free towns)Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald Emmendingen Constance (Konstanz) Lörrach Ortenaukreis Rottweil Schwarzwald-Baar Tuttlingen WaldshutFreiburgReferences[edit]^ "Gemeinden in Deutschland nach Fläche, Bevölkerung und Postleitzahl am 30.09.2016"
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Wachenburg
The  Wachenburg (help·info) is a castle on a hill overlooking Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It was built between 1907 and 1928 by the Weinheimer Senioren-Convent, a Corps of former students. The castle contains a restaurant with a nice view of the country. See also[edit]Windeck Castle (Weinheim)Coordinates: 49°32′58″N 8°41′08″E / 49.54944°N 8.68556°E / 49.54944; 8.68556This article about a castle in Germany is a stub. You can help by expanding it.v t eThis article about a Baden-Württemberg building or structure is a stub
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Neckargemünd
Neckargemünd
Neckargemünd
is a town in Germany, in the district of Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, state of Baden-Württemberg. It lies on the Neckar, 10 km upriver from Heidelberg
Heidelberg
at the confluence with the river Elsenz.[2] This confluence of the two rivers is the origin of the name, as Neckargemünd
Neckargemünd
means confluence of the Neckar. As of 2006, there were 14,122 inhabitants.Contents1 History 2 Population development 3 Boroughs 4 Mayors 5 International relations 6 Sons and daughters of the town 7 References 8 External linksHistory[edit] The region has been occupied by people for a half a million years as shown by the find of Homo heidelbergensis
Homo heidelbergensis
in nearby Mauer in 1907. Stone shards and stone axes have been found from the Early Stone Age. During Roman times the area was settled by Celts
Celts
and Suebi
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Windeck Castle (Bühl)
Windeck
Windeck
is a municipality in the Rhein-Sieg
Rhein-Sieg
district, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated on the river Sieg, approx. 35 km east of Bonn
Bonn
and 35 km west of Siegen. Many think the municipality is named after the ruined castle of Windeck
Windeck
but in fact the first place to hold the name was the village of Windeck
Windeck
which is now called "Old Windeck"
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Hirsau Abbey
Hirsau
Hirsau
Abbey, formerly known as Hirschau Abbey, was once one of the most important Benedictine abbeys of Germany. It is located in the Hirsau
Hirsau
borough of Calw
Calw
on the northern slopes of the Black Forest mountain range, in the present-day state of Baden-Württemberg. In the 11th and 12th century, the monastery was a centre of the Cluniac Reforms, implemented as " Hirsau
Hirsau
Reforms" in the German lands. The complex was devastated during the War of the Palatine Succession in 1692 and not rebuilt.Contents1 History1.1 St Aurelius 1.2 Sts Peter and Paul2 Burials at Hirsau
Hirsau
Abbey 3 Galleries 4 Notes 5 Sources and references 6 External linksHistory[edit] St Aurelius[edit] A Christian chapel at Hirsau
Hirsau
dedicated to Saint Nazarius had already been erected in the late 8th century
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Heidelberg Castle
Heidelberg
Heidelberg
Castle (German: Heidelberger Schloss) is a ruin in Germany and landmark of Heidelberg. The castle ruins are among the most important Renaissance structures north of the Alps. The castle has only been partially rebuilt since its demolition in the 17th and 18th centuries. It is located 80 metres (260 ft) up the northern part of the Königstuhl hillside, and thereby dominates the view of the old downtown. It is served by an intermediate station on the Heidelberger Bergbahn
Heidelberger Bergbahn
funicular railway that runs from Heidelberg's Kornmarkt to the summit of the Königstuhl. The earliest castle structure was built before 1214 and later expanded into two castles circa 1294; however, in 1537, a lightning bolt destroyed the upper castle. The present structures had been expanded by 1650, before damage by later wars and fires
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Schloss Favorite (Rastatt)
Schloss
Schloss
Favorite is a schloss on the outskirts of Rastatt-Förch in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.Contents1 History 2 Gallery 3 Sources 4 External linksHistory[edit] Built by Johann Michael Ludwig Rohrer between 1710 and 1730, it was created as a hunting lodge and maison de plaisance (pleasure palace) for Margravine Sibylla Augusta, the widow of Louis William, Margrave of Baden-Baden
Baden-Baden
(Türkenlouis). It was only used for several weeks per year as a summer residence, and it is not far from Schloss
Schloss
Rastatt. Schloss
Schloss
Favorite houses a large collection of Chinese porcelain, black lacquerwork and Schwartz Porcelain
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Willenburg
The Willenburg, also called the Schlössle, is a ruined hill castle near Schiltach
Schiltach
in the county of Rottweil
Rottweil
in the German state of Baden-Württemberg.Contents1 Location 2 History 3 Description 4 LiteratureLocation[edit] The castle lies around 2 kilometres outside Schiltach
Schiltach
at 656.1 m above sea level (NN) above the old pass road to Rottweil, the so-called Schiltacher Steige, in the direction of Aichhalden
Aichhalden
in the Black Forest. History[edit] The ruin is the remmant of a high medieval castle that had been forgotten, but was rediscovered in 1959 by the Friends of Nature from Schiltach
Schiltach
following speculation of its existence
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Stockach
Stockach
Stockach
is a town in the district of Konstanz, in southern Baden-Württemberg, Germany.Contents1 Location 2 History 3 Politics3.1 Parties in the Ratshaus4 Twin towns 5 Personality5.1 Freeman 5.2 Sons and daughters of the town 5.3 Personalities who have worked locally6 References 7 External linksLocation[edit] It is situated in the Hegau
Hegau
region, about 5 km northwest of Lake Constance, 13 km north of Radolfzell
Radolfzell
and 25 km northwest of Konstanz. Stockach
Stockach
includes the central city and 10 villages:Espasingen Hindelwangen Hoppetenzell Mahlspüren im Hegau Mahlspüren im TalSeelfingen Raithaslach Wahlwies Winterspüren ZizenhausenHistory[edit]Arms of the Counts of Nellenburg (extinct 1422)The Counts of Nellenburg founded Stockach
Stockach
in the 13th century, the town receiving town privileges in 1283
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Küssaburg
The Küssaburg, Küssenberg or Küssaberg
Küssaberg
Castle (German: Burg Küssaberg) is a ruined hilltop castle located at an elevation of 634 m above sea level (NN) in Bechtersbohl, a village in the municipality of Küssaberg, in the county of Waldshut in the German state of Baden-Württemberg. The name may be derived from the Roman personal name, Cossinius, or from the German Kissen (Alemannic Chüssi) which means "cushion", after the shape of the mountain on which it stands. The hill castle is one of the most important historic buildings on the High Rhine
High Rhine
and a landmark of the county of Waldshut. It was probably constructed between 1125 and 1141. The present ruins were owned inter alia by the counts of Küssenberg, the Bishopric of Constance
Bishopric of Constance
and the counts of Sulz
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Hochburg
The Hochburg
Hochburg
("high castle") is a castle ruin situated between the city of Emmendingen
Emmendingen
and the village of Sexau
Sexau
in the region of Baden, located in the southwest of Germany. It was presumably built in the 11th century and was originally known as castle Hachberg. The line of nobles known as the Margraves of Baden-Hachberg most likely derive their name from this castle and before it was razed by the French it was the second largest fortification in Baden.Contents1 The Name 2 History2.1 The Lords of Hachberg 2.2 The Margraves of Baden
Baden
1161-1212 2.3 The Margraves of Baden-Hachberg 1212-1415 2.4 The Margraves of Baden
Baden
1415-1535 2.5 The Margraves of Baden-Durlach 1535-17712.5.1 Demolition2.6 Preservation of the ruin3 Today 4 Literature 5 External linksThe Name[edit] Historians are uncertain about where the name Hachberg comes from
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Książ
Książ
Książ
(pronounced [ˈkɕɔ̃ʂ], Polish: Zamek Książ, German: Schloss Fürstenstein) is the largest castle in the Silesia
Silesia
region, located north of Wałbrzych
Wałbrzych
in Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Poland. It lies within Książ
Książ
Landscape Park, a protected area which is part of the Waldenburg Mountains. The castle overlooks the gorge of the Pełcznica river and is one of the Wałbrzych's main tourist attractions.Contents1 History 2 Gallery 3 See also 4 Surroundings 5 Notes 6 External linksHistory[edit] A first fortification at the site was destroyed by the Bohemian forces of King Ottokar II in 1263
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Tübingen (region)
Tübingen
Tübingen
is one of the four Administrative Regions (Regierungsbezirke) of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, located in the south-east of the country. It covers most of the German shore of Lake Constance (Bodensee), and also the beginning of the Danube River valley. It is sub-divided into the three regions (Regionalverband): Neckar-Alb, Donau-Iller and Bodensee-Oberschwaben. Donau-Iller also includes three districts and one city of Bavaria.Kreise (districts) Kreisfreie Städte (district-free towns)Alb Donau Biberach Bodensee Ravensburg Reutlingen Sigmaringen Tübingen ZollernalbkreisUlmReferences[edit]^ "Gemeinden in Deutschland nach Fläche, Bevölkerung und Postleitzahl am 30.09.2016"
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Stuttgart Region
Stuttgart
Stuttgart
Region (Baden-Württemberg, Germany) is an urban agglomeration at the heart of the Stuttgart
Stuttgart
Metropolitan Region. It consists of the city of Stuttgart
Stuttgart
and the surrounding districts of Ludwigsburg, Esslingen, Böblingen, Rems-Murr
Rems-Murr
and Göppingen (each 10–20 km from Stuttgart
Stuttgart
city center). About 2.7 million inhabitants live in that area (3,700 km²). In fact, with 708 people per square kilometre, the Stuttgart
Stuttgart
Region (German: Region Stuttgart) is one of the most densely populated areas in Germany. Stuttgart
Stuttgart
Region is governed by a directly elected parliament. Situated at the heart of Baden-Württemberg, the Stuttgart
Stuttgart
Region is the hub of economic, scientific, and political life in Southwest Germany
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