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 CARINTHIA - LoveToKnow Article on CARINTHIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Carinthia is for the most part a mountainous region, divided by the Drave, which traverses it from west to east into two parts.
To the north of the valley of the Drave the duchy is occupied by the Hohe Tauern and the primitive Alps of Carinthia and Styria, which belong to the central zone of the Eastern Alps.
The duchy was held by various families during the 11th, 12th and 13th centuries, and at length in 1335 was bestowed by Louis the Bavarian on the dukes of Austria.
www.1911ency.org /C/CA/CARINTHIA.htm   (1013 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Carinthia (duchy) Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Carinthia was a duchy of the Holy Roman Empire until its dissolution in 1806, and a crownland of Austria-Hungary until it dissolved in 1918.
In the 7th century it was part of the Principality of Khorushka, and was part of the empire of Charlemagne from 788 to 843, when it became part of East Francia.
Carinthia is now a federal state of Austria, while the Slovenian Carinthia (Slovenian Koroška) is a province in Slovenia.
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 CARINTHIA (Ger. Kdrnten) - Online Information article about CARINTHIA (Ger. Kdrnten)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Berg (5563 ft.) ends the group of the Karawankas; which are continued by the Steiner Alps.
population of Carinthia in 19oo was 367,344, which corresponds to 91 inhabitants per sq.
The duchy was held by various families during the 11th, 12th and 13th centuries, and at length in 1335 was bestowed by Louis the Bavarian on the See also:
encyclopedia.jrank.org /CAR_CAU/CARINTHIA_Ger_Kdrnten_.html   (1313 words)

  
 WELF OR GUELPH (FAMILY) - LoveToKnow Article on WELF OR GUELPH (FAMILY)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
1055) obtained the duchy of Carinthia and the March of Verona.
Henry the Lion lost the duchies of Bavaria and Saxony by his rebellion in 1180, and Welf VI.
Of the many branches of the house of Brunswick that of Wolfenbiittel became extinct in 1884, and that of Liineburg received the electoral dignity of Hanover in 1692, and founded the Hanoverian dynasty of Great Britain and Ireland in 1714.
1911encyclopedia.org /W/WE/WELF_OR_GUELPH_FAMILY_.htm   (1251 words)

  
 Lists of office-holders - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lords of Argos and Nauplia, see Argos and Nauplia
Dukes of the Archipelago, see Duchy of the Archipelago
See also: List of national leaders (in office), state leaders by year.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lists_of_incumbents   (812 words)

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