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offtopic:baden-wuerttemberg [2018/08/16 11:00]
max_sinister [Baden-Württemberg]
offtopic:baden-wuerttemberg [2019/03/29 15:13] (current)
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 A state in the southwest of modern Germany, consisting of the area of the former (Margraviate/​Grand Duchy of) Baden, the (Duchy/​Kingdom of) Württemberg,​ plus the former Prussian province of Hohenzollern. Also broadly consistent with (but not entirely matching) the traditional region of Swabia. In reality however, the state was created in 1952 as a merger from territories of the American (Württemberg-Baden) and French (Baden and Württemberg-Hohenzollern) occupation zones. A state in the southwest of modern Germany, consisting of the area of the former (Margraviate/​Grand Duchy of) Baden, the (Duchy/​Kingdom of) Württemberg,​ plus the former Prussian province of Hohenzollern. Also broadly consistent with (but not entirely matching) the traditional region of Swabia. In reality however, the state was created in 1952 as a merger from territories of the American (Württemberg-Baden) and French (Baden and Württemberg-Hohenzollern) occupation zones.
  
-Traditionally,​ Baden (being a predominantly Catholic area) and Württemberg (being a predominantly Protestant area), don't like each other much. By modern German standards, it is (along with Bavaria) regarded as a rather conservative area. Baden-Württemberg is also one of the place where the [[alternate history:​German Techwank|German Techwank]] is reality. The state'​s motto is "We can do everything except speak Standard German"​.+Traditionally,​ Baden (being a predominantly Catholic area) and Württemberg (being a predominantly Protestant area), don't like each other much. By modern German standards, it is (along with [[Bavaria]]) regarded as a rather conservative area. Baden-Württemberg is also one of the place where the [[alternate history:​German Techwank|German Techwank]] is reality. The state'​s motto is "We can do everything except speak Standard German"​.
  
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