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, Bavaria, Germany - 1895 - Bavaria


Bava'ria (Ger. Bayern or Baiern, bi'ern; Fr. Bavière, bā've-air'; Lat. Bavaria), a kingdom of Central Europe, forming part of the German Empire, is the largest German state except Prussia. It consists of two isolated portions separated by Hesse and Baden. The eastern and larger portion is bounded on the N. by Prussia, Saxe-Meiningen, Reuss, and Saxony, on the E. by Bohemia and Austria, on the S. by Tyrol, and on the W. by Würtemberg, Baden, and Hesse. The western portion, called the Palatinate of the Rhine, is bounded on the E. by the river Rhine, and on other sides by Alsace, Prussia, and Hesse. Total area, 29,292 square miles. Capital, Munich. Pop. in 1890, 5,589,382...

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott

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