Rhineland-Palatinate(German: Rheinland-Pfalz, pronounced [ˈʁaɪ̯nlant ˈp͡falt͡s]) is a stateof Germanylocated in the west of the country. Covering an area of 19,846 km2(7,663 sq mi) and with a population of 4.05 million, it is the ninth largest and sixth most populous of the sixteen German states.
Administrative divisions of the Palatinate (in German) and location within the State of Rhineland-Palatinate and in Germany The Palatinate borders Saarland in the west, historically also comprising the state's Saarpfalz District. In the northwest, the Hunsrück mountain range forms the border with the Rhineland region.
Rhineland-Palatinate is a parliamentary democracy. Every five years, all Germans over the age of 18 elect the members of the Rhineland-Palatinate Parliament, German: Landtag. This regional parliament or legislature then elects the premier and confirms the cabinet members.
Rhineland-Palatinate is one of the 16 states o the Federal Republic o Germany. It has an area of 19,846 square kilometres (7,663 sq mi) an about fower million inhabitants. The capital is Mainz. Inglis spoken commonly and refer that the state by its German name, Rheinland-Pfalz.
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Nassau is a town located in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate. The name is derived from the German word “nass” which mean wet: it rains throughout the year in the region and the city is situated next to a river. It lies in the valley of the Lahn River between the cities of Bad Ems and Limburg an der Lahn. Nassau was the seat of the former Verbandsgemeinde Nassau, and is part of the Nassau Nature Park. The town is on the German-Dutch holiday road, the Orange Route. As of 2017, it...
The earliest known surviving mention of Nassau refers to the Villa Nassova estate of the Bishopric of Worms in a 915 deed. In 1348 the Emperor Charles IV granted Nassau town-privileges rights together with nearby Dausenau and Scheuern. Count Dudo-Heinrich of Laurenburg had the Nassau Castle built about 1100 and his descendants began to call themselves the Counts of Nassau. Count Adolf of Nassau served as the elected King of the Romans from 1292 until his death on 2 July 1298. The Counts of Nassa
Located in Nassau, south of the Lahn River, is the Nassau Castle. It is the eponymous ancestral seat of the counts of Nassau and thus the joint ancestral castle of the Grand Dukes of Luxembourg and Dutch royal house of Nassau. The town is also home to the Steinische Hof, the seat of the Reichsfreiherren vom und zum Stein, and birthplace of the Prussian reformer and Minister Heinrich Friedrich Karl, Reichsfreiherr vom und zum Stein.
The Imperial Baron Heinrich Friedrich Karl vom und zum Stein, Prussian statesman and reformer, was born in Nassau on October 25, 1757. Here he wrote his famous Nassauer Memorandum of 1807. Stein descended from an ancient aristocratic dynasty, who had been residents of Nassau since the 12th century. The family estate lies in the centre of the town, called the Steinische Hof, which today is still in the possession of the descendants of the reformer, the Counts von Kanitz. He died in Cappenberg, di
The flag symbolizes the dedication of Rhineland-Palatinate to Germany (therefore the black-red-gold tricolour) as well as the democratic traditions of Germany. These colours were seen first in this combination during the Hambacher Fest , a mass demonstration by German liberals at the ruins of the Hambacher Schloss in 1832.
- In thirds: A red cross on silver; a silver wheel on red; a golden lion on black
- Arms of the Archbishop and Prince Elector of Trier; the Archbishop and Prince Elector of Mainz, and the Prince Elector of the Palatinate.
Hahn is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Rhein-Hunsrück-Kreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Kirchberg, whose seat is in the like-named town.
Jettenbach, Rhineland-Palatinate From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jettenbach is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Kusel district which belongs to the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde Lauterecken-Wolfstein.
Beilstein (help · info) is an Ortsgemeinde – a municipality belonging to a Verbandsgemeinde, a kind of collective municipality – in the Cochem-Zell district in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Cochem, whose seat is in the like-named town.