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Encyclopedia > Province of Westphalia
Westphalia and the other Provinces of Prussia in the German Empire.
Westphalia and the other Provinces of Prussia in the German Empire.

Westphalia (Westfalen in German) was a province of the Kingdom of Prussia and the Free State of Prussia from 1813 until 1946. Adams Prussia map with proper spelling of Königsberg and Württemberg File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Adams Prussia map with proper spelling of Königsberg and Württemberg File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Flag of the German Empire, 1871–1918: black-white-red ... 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. ...


Between 1807 and 1813 there was a Kingdom of Westphalia, founded by Napoleon and was a French client state. This state only shared the name with the historical region, it contained mostly Hessian and Eastphalian regions and only a relatively small part of Westphalia. The Kingdom of Westphalia is a historical state in present-day Germany that existed from 1807-1813. ... Napoleon I of France, by Jacques-Louis David. ... Hesse (German: Hessen) is one of Germanys sixteen federal states (Bundesländer) and has an area of 21,110 km² and just over six million inhabitants. ... ...


In 1813 Westphalia became a province of Prussia. The northernmost portions of the former Westphalia, including the town of Osnabrück, had become part of the states of Hanover and Oldenburg. Westphalia (German: Westfalen) is a region in Germany, centred on the cities of Dortmund, Gelsenkirchen, Münster, Bielefeld, and Osnabrück and included in the states of North Rhine-Westphalia and Lower Saxony. ... Osnabrück is a city in Lower Saxony, Germany, some 80 km NNE of Dortmund, 45 km NE of Münster, and some 100 km due west of Hanover. ... -1... Oldenburg is a historical state in todays Germany named for its capital, Oldenburg. ...



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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Westphalia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (315 words)
Westphalia (German: Westfalen) is a region in Germany, centred on the cities of Dortmund, Gelsenkirchen, Münster, Bielefeld, and Osnabrück and included in the states of North Rhine-Westphalia and Lower Saxony.
Originally Westphalia was a part of the Duchy of Saxony, until it was elevated to the rank of a duchy by Emperor Barbarossa in 1180.
The present state of North Rhine-Westphalia is composed of the former Prussian province of Westphalia, the northern half of the former Prussian Rhine Province, and the former state of Lippe.
Westphalia, Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (418 words)
Westphalia is a village in Clinton County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
The village is within Westphalia Township in the western portion of Clinton County, about 8 miles north of Interstate 96 on county roads and about 25 miles northwest of Lansing.
Westphalia was founded in 1836 by a group of German settlers.
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