Württemberg

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Territory of Württemberg 1810–1945.

Württemberg is a historical German territory. Together with Baden and Hohenzollern, two other historical territories, it now forms the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg.[1]

History

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

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

References

  1. ^ 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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