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WüRTTEMBERG is an historical German territory. Together with Baden and Hohenzollern , two other historical territories, it now forms the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg .

HISTORY

Originally part of the old Duchy of Swabia , its history can be summarized in the following periods:

* County of Württemberg (1083–1495) * Duchy of Württemberg (1495–1803) * Electorate of Württemberg (1803–1806) * Kingdom of Württemberg (1806–1918) * Free People\'s State of Württemberg (1918–1945)

After World War II, it was split into Württemberg- Baden and Württemberg-Hohenzollern . Finally, in 1952, it was integrated into Baden-Württemberg . Stuttgart , the historical capital city of Württemberg, became the capital of the present state.

SEE ALSO

* History of Württemberg * Coat of arms of Württemberg * List of states in the Holy Roman Empire * Baden * Baden-Württemberg * Province of Hohenzollern

REFERENCES

* ^ Andrea Schulte-Peevers; Anthony Haywood; Sarah Johnstone; Jeremy Gray, Daniel (2007). Germany. Lonely Planet . ISBN 978-1-74059-988-7 . Retrieved 1 February 2009.

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* Württemberg in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Sw

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