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Upper Bavaria (region)
Upper Bavaria
Bavaria
(German: Oberbayern) is one of the seven administrative districts of Bavaria, Germany.Contents1 Geography 2 Population 3 History 4 Main sights 5 References 6 External linksGeography[edit] Upper Bavaria
Bavaria
is located in the southern portion of Bavaria, and is centered on the city of Munich, both state capital and seat of the district government. It is subdivided into four planning regions (Planungsverband): Ingolstadt, Munich, Bayerisches Oberland (Bavarian Highland), and Südostoberbayern (South East Upper Bavaria)
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Regierungsbezirk
A German Regierungsbezirk
Regierungsbezirk
(pronounced [ʁeˈɡiːʁʊŋsbəˌt͡sɪɐ̯k], often abbreviated to Reg.-Bez.; English: administrative district) is an administrative district of one of the nation's federal states
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Neuburg An Der Donau
Neuburg an der Donau, literally Newcastle on the river Danube, is a town which is the capital of the Neuburg-Schrobenhausen
Neuburg-Schrobenhausen
district in the state of Bavaria
Bavaria
in Germany.Contents1 Divisions 2 History 3 Main sights 4 Partner cities 5 Notable people 6 References 7 External linksDivisions[edit] The municipality has 16 divisions:Altmannstetten Bergen, Neuburg Bittenbrunn Bruck Feldkirchen GietlhausenHardt Heinrichsheim Herrenwörth Hessellohe JoshofenMarienheim Maxweiler Laisacker Sehensand ZellHistory[edit] Since 1505 Neuburg was the capital of Palatinate-Neuburg
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Partition (politics)
In politics, a partition is a change of political borders cutting through at least one territory considered a homeland by some community.[1] Common arguments for partitions include:historicist – that partition is inevitable, or already in progress[1] last resort – that partition should be pursued to avoid the worst outcomes (genocide or large-scale ethnic expulsion), if all other means fail[1] cost–benefit – that partition offers a better prospect of conflict reduction than the if existing borders are not changed[1] better tomorrow – that partition will reduce current violence and conflict, and that the new more homogenized states will be more stable[1] rigorous end – heterogeneity leads to problems, hence homogeneous states should be the goal of any policy[1]Contents1 Examples 2 See also 3 References 4 Further readingExamples[edit] Notable examples are: (See Category:Partition)Partition of Africa (Scramble for Africa), between 1881 and 19
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Louis II, Duke Of Bavaria
Ludwig I or Louis I of Upper Bavaria
Upper Bavaria
(German: Ludwig II der Strenge, Herzog von Bayern, Pfalzgraf bei Rhein) (13 April 1229 – 2 February 1294) was Duke of Upper Bavaria
Upper Bavaria
and Count Palatine of the Rhine from 1253. He is known as Ludwig II or Louis II as Duke of Bavaria, and also as Louis the Strict. Born in Heidelberg, he was a son of duke Otto II and Agnes of the Palatinate. She was a daughter of the Welf Henry V, Count Palatine of the Rhine, her grandfathers were Henry XII the Lion and Conrad of Hohenstaufen.Contents1 Biography 2 Family and children2.1 The execution of Maria of Brabant 2.2 Later marriages3 Ancestry 4 References 5 External linksBiography[edit] In 1246, the young Louis supported his brother-in-law King Conrad IV of Germany against the usurpation of Heinrich Raspe
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Bavaria-Munich
Bavaria- Munich
Munich
(German: Bayern-München) was a duchy which was part of the Holy Roman Empire
Holy Roman Empire
from 1392 to 1505. History[edit] After the death of Stephen II in 1375, his sons Stephen III, Frederick, and John II jointly ruled Bavaria-Landshut. After seventeen years, the brothers decided to formally divide their inheritance. John received Bavaria-Munich, Stephen received Bavaria-Ingolstadt, while Frederick kept what remained of Bavaria-Landshut. In 1429 portions of Bavaria-Straubing
Bavaria-Straubing
including the city of Straubing were united with Bavaria-Munich
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Bavaria-Ingolstadt
Bavaria- Ingolstadt
Ingolstadt
(German: Bayern- Ingolstadt
Ingolstadt
or Oberbayern-Ingolstadt) was a duchy which was part of the Holy Roman Empire from 1392 to 1447. History[edit] After the death of Stephen II in 1375, his sons Stephen III, Frederick, and John II jointly ruled Bavaria-Landshut. After seventeen years, the brothers decided to formally divide their inheritance. John received Bavaria-Munich, Stephen received Bavaria-Ingolstadt, while Frederick kept what remained of Bavaria-Landshut. After Stephen's death in 1413, Louis VII assumed his father's throne. In 1429 parts of Bavaria-Straubing
Bavaria-Straubing
were united with Bavaria-Ingolstadt. Louis reigned until his own son, Louis VIII, usurped his throne in 1443 and delivered him to their enemy, Henry XVI, duke of Bavaria-Landshut. Louis VIII died two years later. Louis VII died in captivity
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Kingdom Of Bavaria
The Kingdom of Bavaria
Bavaria
(German: Königreich Bayern; Austro-Bavarian: Kinereich Bayern) was a German state that succeeded the former Electorate of Bavaria
Electorate of Bavaria
in 1805 and continued to exist until 1918. The Bavarian Elector Maximilian IV Joseph of the House of Wittelsbach became the first King of Bavaria
King of Bavaria
in 1805 as Maximilian I Joseph. The crown would go on being held by the Wittelsbachs until the kingdom came to an end in 1918. Most of Bavaria's present-day borders were established after 1814 with the Treaty of Paris, in which Bavaria ceded Tyrol and Vorarlberg
Vorarlberg
to the Austrian Empire
Austrian Empire
while receiving Aschaffenburg
Aschaffenburg
and Würzburg
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Palatinate (region)
The Palatinate (German: die Pfalz, Pfälzer dialect: Palz), historically also Rhenish Palatinate[1] (German: Rheinpfalz), is a region in southwestern Germany. It occupies roughly the southernmost quarter of the German federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz), covering an area of 5,451 square kilometres (2,105 sq mi) with about 1.4 million inhabitants. Its residents are known as Palatines.Contents1 Geography1.1 Subdivision 1.2 Climate2 History2.1 Holy Roman Empire 2.2 French rule 2.3 Bavarian rule 2.4 Rhineland-Palatinate3 German Americans 4 Cuisine 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksGeography[edit]Location in the State of Rhineland-PalatinateThe Palatinate borders on Saarland
Saarland
in the west, historically also comprising the state's Saarpfalz District
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Isarkreis
The Isarkreis (German: Isar District) was one of the 15 administrative districts (German: Bezirke or Regierungsbezirke) of the Kingdom of Bavaria between 1806 and 1837. It is named after its main river, the Isar
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Ludwig I Of Bavaria
Ludwig I (also rendered in English as Louis I; 25 August 1786 – 29 February 1868) was king of Bavaria from 1825 until the 1848 revolutions in the German states.Contents1 Crown prince 2 Reign 3 Cultural legacy 4 Private life and issue 5 Titles, styles and honours5.1 Titles and styles 5.2 Honours6 Ancestry 7 See also 8 Sources 9 External linksCrown prince[edit] Born in the Hôtel des Deux-Ponts
Hôtel des Deux-Ponts
in Strasbourg, he was the son of Count Palatine Maximilian Joseph of Zweibrücken (later Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria) by his first wife Augusta Wilhelmine of Hesse-Darmstadt. At the time of his birth, his father was an officer in the French army stationed at Strasbourg
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St. Bartholomew's Church, Berchtesgaden
St. Bartholomew's (German: St. Bartholomä) is a Roman Catholic pilgrimage church in the Berchtesgadener Land
Berchtesgadener Land
district of Bavaria
Bavaria
in Germany. It is named after Saint Bartholomew the Apostle (Bartholomäus in German), patron of alpine farmers and dairymen. The church is located at the western shore of the Königssee
Königssee
lake, on the Hirschau peninsula. It can only be reached by ship or after a long hike across the surrounding mountains.InteriorA first chapel at the lake was built in 1134 by the Provosts of Berchtesgaden. In 1697 it was rebuilt in a Baroque style with a floor plan modelled on Salzburg
Salzburg
Cathedral, two onion domes and a red domed roof. The church features stucco work by the Salzburg
Salzburg
artist Joseph Schmidt and a three-apse choir
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Königssee
The Königssee
Königssee
is a natural lake in the extreme southeast Berchtesgadener Land
Berchtesgadener Land
district of the German state of Bavaria, near the Austrian border. Most of the lake is within the Berchtesgaden
Berchtesgaden
National Park.Contents1 Description 2 See also 3 References 4 External linksDescription[edit] Situated within the Berchtesgaden Alps
Berchtesgaden Alps
in the municipality of Schönau am Königsee, just south of Berchtesgaden
Berchtesgaden
and the Austrian city of Salzburg, the Königssee
Königssee
is Germany's third deepest lake. Located at a Jurassic
Jurassic
rift, it was formed by glaciers during the last ice age
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Freising
Freising
Freising
is a town in Bavaria, Germany, and capital of the Freising district, with a total population of 45,227.Contents1 Location 2 Cultural significance 3 History 4 Politics 5 Education 6 Also see 7 Twin towns 8 Famous citizens 9 Points of interest 10 References 11 External linksLocation[edit] The city is located north of Munich
Munich
at the Isar
Isar
river, near the Munich International Airport. Anyone taking off or landing at Munich
Munich
airport can see the city to the north with its two hills, the cathedral hill with the bishop's castle and the Freising cathedral
Freising cathedral
and Weihenstephan Hill with the oldest working brewery in the world
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Ingolstadt
Ingolstadt
Ingolstadt
(German pronunciation: [ˈɪŋɡɔlˌʃtat] ( listen); Austro-Bavarian [ˈɪŋl̩ʃtɔːd]) is a city in the Free State of Bavaria, in the Federal Republic of Germany. It is located along the banks of the River Danube, in the centre of Bavaria
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Eichstätt
Eichstätt
Eichstätt
(German pronunciation: [ˈaɪçʃtɛt], formerly also Eichstädt or Aichstädt) is a town in the federal state of Bavaria, Germany, and capital of the district of Eichstätt. It is located on the Altmühl
Altmühl
river and has a population of around 13,000
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