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  Bremen (state) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The state of Bremen consists of two separated enclaves: the cities of Bremen, which is the state capital, and Bremerhaven.
The City of Bremen, a member of the Hanseatic League, became an imperial free city of the Holy Roman Empire, and hence a state, in 1646.
After the state was dissolved during the Napoleonic period, in 1815 it became an independent country and was subsequently a member of the German Confederation and the North German Confederation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bremen_(state)   (363 words)

 Bremen (city) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bremen is one of two towns belonging to the state of Bremen, the other being Bremerhaven.
Bremen was expelled from the league in 1427.
Bremen is famous for a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm, the Town Musicians of Bremen, although they never actually reach Bremen in the tale.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bremen   (1485 words)

 Bremen - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
This prevented the inclusion of Bremen into the new Land of Lower Saxony that was formed around it within the British zone, and secured Bremian independence as a Land of its own right in the new West German federation.
Bremen has an international airport situated in the south of the city.
It is home of the soccer team SV Werder Bremen which won the German Football Championship for the fourth and the German Football Cup for the fifth time in 2004, making SV Werder Bremen just the fourth team in German football history to win the double.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Bremen   (923 words)

 Bremen (state) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Bremen (state), state in north-west Germany, bounded on the north, east, and south by the state of Lower Saxony, and on the west by the North Sea....
Bremen (city), city in north-west Germany, major port, and capital of the state of Bremen, on the River Weser, near the North Sea.
The governments of the states of western Germany have broad powers, including rights to levy taxes, formulate educational and cultural policies, and...
uk.encarta.msn.com /Bremen_(state).html   (121 words)

 Bremen (Germany)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The state flags —with the arms, be it the 'middle' or the flag arms— may be used by normal citizens as well (Regulations of 1891 and 1897).
Furthermore it is used on Bremen state ships, but not as ensign (the German state flag is used as ensign); it is hoisted at the jackstaff and at the top of the mast.
The key is the atribute of Saint Peter, patron saint of the church of Bremen, and it was first represented in the seal of the City of Bremen in 1366 and later became the main element of the city's coat-of-arms.
fotw.vexillum.com /flags/de-hb.html   (1807 words)

 Landesamt für Entwicklungszusammenarbeit Bremen (LafEZ): Publikationen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Bremen's cooperation with the countries of the South is based on the Senate Concept of May 1980, its amendments and the resolutions of the Prime Ministers of the German Laender of 1988, 1994 and 1998.
Bremen supports international qualification programmes especially in the areas of the protection and the sustainable utilisation of coastal zones, transport and traffic, industry and trade as well as urban development.
Bremen is chairperson of the study group Information and Education of the Development Cooperation Committee of the German Federal Government and the Laender.
www2.bremen.de /lafez/publikationen/bremens-ez_e.htm   (590 words)

 Bremen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The market rights—including customs and coinage—that were conferred on Bremen in 965 brought increased mercantile activity, and the young city soon became one of the commanding religious and economic centres of northern Germany, especially after entering the Hanseatic League—an economic and political association of the rising urban mercantile class—in 1358.
The imperial free city, as Bremen became known, occupying a strongly fortified position on either side of the Weser, defended its independence in the Thirty Years' War (1618-1648) and later repelled both Swedish and Hanoverian aggression.
Bremen is the home of several banks, insurance companies, a stock exchange, and cotton- and tobacco-marketing centres.
www.hfac.uh.edu /gbrown/philosophers/leibniz/BritannicaPages/Bremen/Bremen.html   (1757 words)

Geographical data: The Free Hanseatic City of Bremen, the smallest state of the Federal Republic of Germany, consists of the two cities Bremen and Bremerhaven, both of which are situated in the delta of the Weser, and separated by 60 kilometers belonging to the territory of Lower Saxony.
Bremen is the second largest North Sea port of the Federal Republic of Germany; Bremerhaven has developed into an important fishing port.
The 18th century was one of prosperity due to commerce with East Asia and America, and, in the l9th century, Bremen was an important emigration port.
www.fortwaynemaennerchor.us /bremen.html   (860 words)

 Historical Flags (Bremen, Germany)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
It is probable that all of the flags except perhaps the 1350 banner-of-arms, the 17th Century flag, the 1769 flag, the 1893-1921 state ensign and the Landesflagge have been in use intermittently from around 1700 until the 1891 adoption of special limits.
The state ensign of 8 bars may be charged with the white square with the lesser arms.
The flag with an anchor in the canton is the state ensign, in use between 1891 to 1892, but was re-established 1952.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/de-hb_hi.html   (377 words)

 Bremen travel guide - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Bremen [1] [2] is a city in northern Germany, population 600,000+.
Bremen was once a member of the medieval Hanseatic League and is still one of the most important cities in northern Germany.
Bremen has a more than 1200 years of history, and was most of the time an independent city state.
wikitravel.org /en/Bremen   (787 words)

 International Conference
Further on it is stated that cooperation with the developing countries as well as - in certain cases - with regional and sub-regional authorities is to be strengthened so that these countries have better opportunities of realising the designated goals.
Bremen was the first Federal Land of Germany to have undertaken intensive efforts towards establishing structures of development co-operation.
Bremen's experience in the field of port planning, construction and operation as well as in hinterland logistics - all with a special emphasis on environmental compatibility - can provide many a good example for overseas municipalities undergoing processes of development and transformation.
www.rabbitgraph.de /inwent/o_hilli.htm   (796 words)

 Bremen. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
551,600), capital of the state of Bremen, NW Germany, on the Weser River.
It stubbornly fought to preserve this status after the archbishopric had been assigned to Sweden by the Peace of Westphalia and later was ceded (1719) by Sweden to the elector of Hanover (George I of England).
Bremen was occupied by France from 1810 to 1813.
www.bartleby.com /65/br/Bremen.html   (357 words)

 Keyports Bremen, Bremerhaven   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Therefore the goal is in constitution of the state of Bremen that modern ports are built and maintained and shipping and trade have to be made and further developed in the in­terest of Bremen, Germany and Europe.
More than 85,000 jobs in the ports were in the state of Bremen in 2002; according to the forecasting of a study made in 1998 (Planco Consulting).
Bremen and Bremerhaven possess not only excellent rail connections to the big economic regions of Germany and beyond, but also a well-functioning port rail with a track network of over 200 km.
www.bremen-ports.de /evopage/index.php?id=555&languageid=2   (506 words)

 Landesamt für Entwicklungszusammenarbeit Bremen (LafEZ): Publikationen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Since the establishment of the State Office for Development Co-operation in 1979, Bremen's development co-operation focuses on improving the living conditions of the poorest sections of societies in countries of the South.
Today, Bremen is supporting the use, research and further development of environmental technologies in rural India and the implementation of integrated village development projects as well as reconstruction programmes of urban slums.
Jointly with their Bremen partner BORDA - the Bremen Overseas Research and Development Agency, the co-operation partner in Ladakh - the "Ladakh Ecological Development Group" - is working on the development of adapted power generating concepts featuring small units.
www.lafez.bremen.de /publikationen/indien_e.htm   (4980 words)

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Bremen’s activities with respect to State Road 106 fall far short of the circumstances under which control over the premises was found in Kuruzovich.
Bremen’s street-sweeping contract is not the equivalent of a leasehold interest in the highway, nor does it impose on Bremen the responsibility to repair or maintain the highway with respect to potholes.
Bremen argues that its policy of logging complaints and reporting problems it encounters on state roads to state authorities does not give rise to an inference that it assumed a duty “to patrol and inspect the state highways within its borders.” Bremen brief at 10.
www.in.gov /judiciary/opinions/previous/wpd/02290003.rhs.doc   (2895 words)

 Maine Local Government - Town of Bremen - Main Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Bremen is a town in Lincoln County, incorporated on February 19, 1828 from a portion of Bristol.
Bremen made its final acquisition on April 3, 1929: Cow Island in Muscongus Bay, just south of Bremen Long Island.
Located on state Route 32 at the confluence of the Medomac River and Muscongus Bay, the main settlement is on Keene Neck.
www.maine.gov /local/lincoln/bremen   (137 words)

 Statistisches Landesamt Bremen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
As the institution of official statistics in the federated state of Bremen the Statistical Office provides a lot of data about the social and economic situation in the smallest federated state of Germany.
The Statistical Office of Bremen was founded in the year 1850 by the Senate of Bremen as "Bureau for Commercial Statistics" on initiative of the chamber of commerce.
The Statistical Office of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen works closely together with its partners in the "statistical cooperation" which is constituted by the Statistical Offices of the 16 federated states and the Federal Statistical Office of Germany in Wiesbaden.
www.statistik.bremen.de /wir_zu_uns/ueberuns2.htm   (566 words)

 Inhalt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The Free Hanseatic City of Bremen is the smallest of the 16 states in the Federal Republic of Germany.
The Bremen Parliament (Bürgerschaft) has a twin role as the elected City Council of Bremen (Stadtbürgerschaft) and the Parliament of the State of Bremen (Landtag).
The Senate is the government of the state of Bremen and of the city of Bremen as well: The senators are the ministers responsible for the ministries (departments) and the President of the Senate is one of the two mayors of the city of Bremen.
www.bremische-buergerschaft.de /inhalt.php?navi=overview&npoint=21,0,0   (1265 words)

 International Higher Education--20/12
The founding of the new International University Bremen (IUB) in the last year of the 20th century by the city-state of Bremen, Rice University, and the University of Bremen is an outgrowth of the links between Bremen and Rice University.
Bremen´s progressive city-state government agreed to the idea of creating the first true private university in Germany on the site of the former military academy.
The white paper was followed shortly by a memorandum of understanding between Rice and the city-state of Bremen, which in turn called for the creation of a planning committee to begin conceptualizing the new university´s structure.
www.bc.edu /bc_org/avp/soe/cihe/newsletter/News20/text12.htm   (852 words)

 03-08-06 State-ranked teams in district final
New Bremen, ranked eighth in the final Associated Press state poll, ran past an outmatched Lima Perry squad, 78-48, while Ada, the second-ranked team in the D-IV poll, needed a three-point play by Chris Singleton with seconds remaining to slip past New Knoxville, 51-50.
New Bremen attacked the post on nearly every possession and dominated the boards with a 37-24 advantage which was more than enough to lift the Cardinals to a district semifinal victory.
New Bremen was in control from this one from the start leading by 10 points after the first quarter and then basically putting the game away in the second quarter.
www.dailystandard.com /date/2006/03/08/news/headline4.htm   (982 words)

 Bremen GermanyGenWeb Page
Two cities, one state: Bremen and Bremerhaven, 65 km apart.The old merchant city and the young maritime town constitute the smallest german state in terms of both area (400 sqkm) and population (660 000).
The current Constitution of the State is from 1947 and was revised in 1995.
Bremen becomes a member of the Hansa, a union of Hanseatic cities, which dominated trade in the North Sea and Baltic regions until well into the 16th century.
www.rootsweb.com /~deubre   (1112 words)

 Historical Flags 1891-1935 (Bremen, Germany)
Like the 1871 State Flag, but with a white canton 3 stripes high and about 2/3rds as wide containing a blue anchor.
The fl-white-red flag with the national arms in the center (apparently slightly offset towards the hoist) with a square white canton covering the fl stripe in which the Bremen lesser arms.
Later the striped flag of Bremen —adopted on 17th November 1891— was restored (ratio 15:23).
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/de-hb891.html   (422 words)

 International University Bremen: “The State of the State”
The State is one of the great floating signifiers of the social sciences, meaning many different things to different people and disciplines.
Although on a world-wide scale, it seems to be without a viable alternative, there are increasing signs that the State is undergoing manifest change in its countries of origin.
A group of political scientists, sociologists, economists, and lawyers from the universities in Bremen, lead by Michael Zürn(University of Bremen, Institute for International and Intercultural Studies), is attempting to etablish a large-scale collaborative research project to describe and explain the current State of the State and to identify potential trajectories.
www.iu-bremen.de /news/events/01722/print.php   (191 words)

 Converted file rhs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The Sizemores subsequently sued Bremen, Templeton and the State of Indiana, alleging that all three entities negligently caused Austin’s injury.
Bremen’s activities with respect to State Road 106 fall far short of the circumstances under which control over the premises was found in
Thus, Templeton’s knowledge of the pothole is based on her knowledge of the pothole, and her discussions regarding such with the manager of the Shell station.
www.in.gov /judiciary/opinions/previous/archive/02290003.rhs.html   (2998 words)

 Portrait University of Bremen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
In the year 2001 the State of Bremen contributed almost 200 million DM to the University´s budget.
The biggest part of this external funding has been made available by the Federal State, followed by the DFG and the State of Bremen.
Since 1994 institutionalised funding by the State of Bremen has been granted as an overall budget, thus extending the university's financial autonomy and enabling the University to answer changing demands with more flexibility and efficiency.
www.portrait.uni-bremen.de /finanzen_en.php3   (198 words)

 Bremen Infos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Bremen's status as the smallest of Germany's 16 states gives it indisputable advantages as far as communication and making contacts are concerned.
However, Bremen's compact administrative structure, adequate for a small state makes it different from the other states.
The President of the Senate, effectively the Prime Minister of the State of Bremen, is Mayor Dr Henning Scherf (SPD).
www2.bremen.de /info/bremen/Regierunge.html   (375 words)

 bremen partnership award 2004
With the 'bremen partnership award', under the patronage of Klaus Töpfer, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the Federal State of Bremen, Germany, awarded a prize in 2004 for the best solutions worldwide in the environmental sector.
The 'bremen partnership award' was initiated by the Senator for Construction, Environment and Transport of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen.The Bremer Aufbau-Bank GmbH, a company of the BIG Group (regional investment organisation), enabled the award due to their financial commitment.
bremen initiative - is an international campaign for business-municipality partnership towards a sustainable future for our cities.
www.umwelt-unternehmen.bremen.de /page.php?PageID=744   (234 words)

 Ball State telecommunications professor refreshing skills in Omaha   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
After several years of teaching Ball State University students about telecommunications, Phil Bremen is currently refreshing his broadcast journalism skills as a member of KETV in Omaha, Neb.
Bremen, a Ball State telecommunications instructor, is working at the station during June as part of a program sponsored by the Radio and Television News Directors Foundation.
Nancy Carlson, chair of Ball State's telecommunications department, believes the time spent by Bremen on the front lines of television will be beneficial when he returns to the classroom in the fall.
www.bsu.edu /news/article/0,1370,-1019-34229,00.html   (412 words)

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