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Encyclopedia > Province of Brandenburg

The Province of Brandenburg (German: Provinz Brandenburg) was a province of the Kingdom of Prussia and the Free State of Prussia from 1815 to 1946. It was created from the Margraviate of Brandenburg, including Lower Lusatia and the Neumark east of the Oder River, but did not include the Altmark west of the Elbe River, which belonged to the Province of Saxony. Flag of Prussia (1894 - 1918) The Kingdom of Prussia existed from 1701 until 1918, and from 1871 was the leading kingdom of the German Empire, comprising in its last form almost two-thirds of the area of the Empire. ... The Battle of New Orleans 1815 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Brandenburg (Lower Sorbian: Bramborska; Upper Sorbian: Braniborska) is one of Germanys sixteen Bundesländer (federal states) and lies in the east of the country. ... Lusatia (German Lausitz, Upper Sorbian Łužica, Lower Sorbian Łužyca, Polish Łużyce, Czech Lužice, sometimes called Sorbia, is a historical region between Bóbr-Kwisa rivers and Elbe river in northeastern Germany (states of Saxony and Brandenburg), south-western Poland (voivodship of Lower Silesia and northern Czech... Neumark was a territorial unit created in the Middle Ages by Brandenburg on the border between Pomerania and Great Poland. ... The Oder River (Czech/Polish: Odra, German: Oder, Ancient Latin: Viadua, Viadrus, Medieval Latin: Odera, Oddera) is a river in Central Europe. ... Altmark is a region in Germany, between Hamburg and Magdeburg, the northern third of Saxony-Anhalt (the districts of Altmarkkreis Salzwedel and Stendal). ... The Elbe River (Czech Labe, Sorbian/Lusatian Łobjo, Polish Łaba, German Elbe) is one of the major waterways of central Europe. ... The Province of Saxony (German Provinz Sachsen) was a Prussian province between the Napoleonic Wars of 1815 and 1947. ...


The city of Berlin was separated from Brandenburg in 1920 to form a separate province. After World War II Brandenburg was part of the Soviet occupation zone, and except for the territories east of the Oder-Neisse line that were ceded to Poland it became part of East Germany in 1949. Following the German reunification in 1990 Brandenburg was reestablished as a state of the Federal Republic of Germany. This article is about the capital city of Germany. ... Combatants Allies: Poland, British Commonwealth, France/Free France, Soviet Union, United States, China, and others Axis Powers: Germany, Italy, Japan, and others Casualties Military dead: 17 million Civilian dead: 33 million Total dead: 50 million Military dead: 8 million Civilian dead: 4 million Total dead: 12 million World War II... The Soviet Occupation Zone (German: Sowjetische Besatzungszone (SBZ) or Ostzone) was the area of eastern Germany occupied by the Soviet Union from 1945 on, at the end of World War II. It became East Germany. ... The Oder-Neisse line (German: , Polish: ) is the border between Germany and Poland. ... GDR redirects here. ... The Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) and the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) German reunification (Deutsche Wiedervereinigung) took place on October 3, 1990, when the areas of the former German Democratic Republic (GDR, in English commonly called East Germany) were incorporated into the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG, in... Germany is a Federal Republic made up of 16 States, known in German as Länder (transliterated as Laender in English, singular Land). ...



Provinces of the Kingdom of Prussia
Brandenburg | East Prussia | Hanover | Hesse-Nassau | Hohenzollern | Pomerania | Posen |
Rhine Province | Saxony | Schleswig-Holstein | Silesia | West Prussia | Westphalia

 
 

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