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Nazi Germany
Coordinates : 52°31′N 13°24′E / 52.517°N 13.400°E / 52.517; 13.400 "Drittes Reich" redirects here. For the 1923 book, see Das Dritte Reich
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Diet (assembly)
In politics , a DIET /ˈdaɪət/ is a formal deliberative assembly . The term is mainly used historically for the Imperial Diet , the general assembly of the Imperial Estates of the Holy Roman Empire
Holy Roman Empire
, and for the legislative bodies of certain countries. Modern usage mainly relates to the Kokkai of Japan , called "Diet" in English, or the German Bundestag
Bundestag
, the Federal Diet. CONTENTS * 1 Etymology * 2 Historic uses * 3 Current use * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links ETYMOLOGYThe term (also in the nutritional sense) is derived from Medieval Latin
Latin
dieta, meaning both "parliamentary assembly" and "daily food allowance", from earlier Latin
Latin
diaeta transcribing Classical Greek δίαιτα diaita, meaning "way of living", and hence also "diet", "regular (daily) work"
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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List Of Countries And Dependencies By Area
This is a list of the world 's countries and their dependent territories by area, ranked by total area . Entries in this list, include, but are not limited to, those in the ISO standard 3166-1 , which includes sovereign states and dependent territories. Largely unrecognised states not in ISO 3166-1 are included in the list in ranked order, but are not given a rank number. The areas of such largely unrecognised states are in most cases also included in the areas of the more widely recognised states that claim the same territory; see the notes in the "Notes" column for each country for clarification
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List Of Countries By Population
This is a list of countries and dependent territories by population . It includes sovereign states , inhabited dependent territories and, in some cases, constituent countries of sovereign states, with inclusion within the list being primarily based on the ISO standard ISO 3166-1 . For instance, the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
is considered as a single entity while the constituent countries of the Kingdom of the Netherlands are considered separately. In addition, this list includes certain states with limited recognition not found in ISO 3166-1. The population figures do not reflect the practice of countries that report significantly different populations of citizens domestically and overall. Some countries, notably Thailand
Thailand
, do not report total population, exclusively counting citizens; for total populations an international agency must issue an estimate
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English Language
ENGLISH is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now the third most widespread native language in the world, after Standard Chinese
Standard Chinese
and Spanish , as well as the most widely spoken Germanic language . Named after the Angles
Angles
, one of the Germanic tribes that migrated to Great Britain
Great Britain
, it ultimately derives its name from the Anglia (Angeln) peninsula in the Baltic Sea
Baltic Sea
. It is closely related to the other West Germanic languages
Germanic languages
of Frisian , Low German/Low Saxon , German , Dutch , and Afrikaans
Afrikaans
. The English vocabulary has been significantly influenced by French (a Romance language ), Norse (a North Germanic language ), and by Latin
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Provisional Government Of The French Republic
The PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT OF THE FRENCH REPUBLIC (gouvernement provisoire de la République française or GPRF) was an interim government of Free France between 1944 and 1946 following the liberation of continental France
France
after Operations Overlord and Dragoon , and lasted until the establishment of the French Fourth Republic
French Fourth Republic
. Its establishment marked the official restoration and re-establishment of a provisional French Republic, assuring continuity with the defunct French Third Republic
French Third Republic
. It succeeded the French Committee of National Liberation (CFLN), which had been the provisional government of France
France
in the overseas territories and metropolitan parts of the country (Algeria and Corsica) that had been liberated by the Free French
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President Of Germany (1919–1945)
The REICHSPRäSIDENT was the German head of state under the Weimar constitution , which was officially in force from 1919 to 1945. In English he was usually simply referred to as the PRESIDENT OF GERMANY. The German title Reichspräsident literally means PRESIDENT OF THE REICH, the term Reich referring to the federal nation state established in 1871. The Weimar constitution created a semi-presidential system in which power was divided between the president, a cabinet and a parliament. The Reichspräsident was directly elected under universal adult suffrage for a seven-year term
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Berlin
BERLIN (/bɜːrˈlɪn/ , German: ( listen )) is the capital and the largest city of Germany
Germany
as well as one of its 16 constituent states . With a steadily growing population of approximately 3.7 million, Berlin
Berlin
is the second most populous city proper in the European Union behind London
London
and the seventh most populous urban area in the European Union. Located in northeastern Germany
Germany
on the banks of the rivers Spree and Havel
Havel
, it is the centre of the Berlin-Brandenburg Metropolitan Region , which has roughly 6 million residents from more than 180 nations. Due to its location in the European Plain , Berlin
Berlin
is influenced by a temperate seasonal climate. Around one-third of the city's area is composed of forests, parks, gardens, rivers, canals and lakes
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Paul Von Hindenburg
PAUL LUDWIG HANS ANTON VON BENECKENDORFF UND VON HINDENBURG ( listen (help ·info )), known generally as PAUL VON HINDENBURG (German: ( listen ); 2 October 1847 – 2 August 1934) was a German military officer, statesman, and politician who largely controlled German policy in the second half of World War I
World War I
and served as the elected President of Germany
President of Germany
from 1925 until his death in 1934. He played the key role in the Nazi "Seizure of Power" in January 1933 by appointing Hitler
Hitler
chancellor of a "Government of National Concentration", even though the Nazis were a plurality in cabinet. Hindenburg retired from the army for the first time in 1911, but was recalled shortly after the outbreak of World War I
World War I
in 1914. He first came to national attention at the age of 66 as the victor of the decisive Battle of Tannenberg in August 1914
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Dictatorship
DICTATORSHIP is a form of government in which a country or a group of countries is ruled by one person (a dictator ) or by a polity , and power is exercized through various mechanisms in order to ensure that the entity's power remains strong. A dictatorship is a type of authoritarianism , in which politicians regulate nearly every aspect of the public and private behavior of citizens. Dictatorship
Dictatorship
and totalitarian societies generally employ political propaganda in order to decrease the influence of proponents of alternative governing systems. In the past, different religious tactics were used by dictators in order to maintain their rule, such as the monarchical system in the west . In the 19th and 20th centuries, traditional monarchies gradually declined and disappeared. Dictatorship
Dictatorship
and constitutional democracy emerged as the world's two major forms of government
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Das Dritte Reich
DAS DRITTE REICH (German for The Third Reich) is a 1923 book by German author Arthur Moeller van den Bruck , the ideology of which heavily influenced the Nazi Party
Nazi Party
. The book formulated an "ideal" of national empowerment, which resounded throughout a Germany desperate to rebound from the Treaty of Versailles
Treaty of Versailles
. For Moeller van den Bruck, Germany's great misfortune lies in the political system created by the Weimar Republic
Weimar Republic
, one of competitive parties and liberal ideologies. An admirer of Benito Mussolini
Benito Mussolini
, he looks for a strong leader
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German Language
No official regulation ( German orthography regulated by the Council for German Orthography )
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Reichsrat (Germany)
The REICHSRAT was one of two legislative bodies in Germany
Germany
during Weimar Republic
Weimar Republic
(1919–1933), the other being the Reichstag . The Reichsrat consisted of members appointed by the German States and participated in legislation affecting all constitutional changes and state competences, while the Reichstag was the elected body of the people. Therefore, the Reichsrat functioned similarly to a parliamentary upper house , such as the House of Lords
House of Lords
in the United Kingdom, although the Weimar constitution did not specifically spell out a bicameral parliament. The Reichsrat was the successor body to the Bundesrat of the German Empire
German Empire
(1867–1918), which was a more formalized upper house
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Luxembourg
Coordinates : 49°45′N 6°10′E / 49.750°N 6.167°E / 49.750; 6.167 Grand Duchy of Luxembourg * Groussherzogtum Lëtzebuerg (Luxembourgish ) * Großherzogtum Luxemburg (German ) * Grand-Duché de Luxembourg
Luxembourg
(French ) Flag Coat of arms MOTTO: " Mir wëlle blei
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Republic Of Poland (1944–52)
The POLISH PEOPLE\'S REPUBLIC (Polish : Polska Rzeczpospolita
Rzeczpospolita
Ludowa, PRL) covers the history of contemporary Poland
Poland
between 1952 and 1990 under the Soviet-backed communist regime imposed after World War II
World War II
. The name People's Republic
Republic
was introduced and defined by the Constitution of 1952 which was based on the 1936 Soviet Constitution . Following the Red Army
Red Army
release of Polish territory from Nazi occupation , the name of the Polish state between 1947 and 1952 was the REPUBLIC OF POLAND ( Rzeczpospolita
Rzeczpospolita
Polska) in accordance with the temporary Constitution of 1947
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