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  Saxony. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
It lies in E Germany, bordered on the west by the German states of Thuringia, Saxony-Anhalt, and Bavaria; on the south by the Czech Republic; on the east by Poland; and on the north by the German state of Brandenburg.
Duke Henry I (Henry the Fowler) of Saxony was elected German king in 919, and his son, Emperor Otto I, bestowed (961) Saxony on Hermann Billung (d.
In 1990, prior to German reunification, the districts were reintegrated as a state.
www.bartleby.com /65/sa/Saxony.html   (1068 words)

  GERMAN LANGUAGE - LoveToKnow Article on GERMAN LANGUAGE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
As thu middle ages did not produce a German Schriftsprache or literary language in the modern sense of the word, which as is undoubtedly the case in Modern Germanmight have influenced the spoken langunge (Umgangssprache), the history of the language in its earlier stages is a history of different dialects.
German poetry, the German language made great advances as i vehicle of literary expression; its power of expression was increased and it acquired a beauty of style hitherto unknown.
German literary style underwent a similar rejuvenation, for we are on the threshold of the second classical period of German literature.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /G/GE/GERMAN_LANGUAGE.htm   (7834 words)

 Districts of Germany - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The districts are at an intermediate level of administration between the Länder (German states) and the local / municipal levels (Gemeinden).
The district parliament, the Kreistag, is a representative organ of the district and is responsible for local self-administration.
The district administration is chaired by an officer known as Landrat or Landrätin.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_German_districts   (270 words)

 German Attrocities in Occupied Soviet Territory, Molotov Note   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In villages occupied by the German authorities, the peaceful peasant population is subjected to unrestrained pillage and violence.
During their retreat, the Germans drove to the rear the populations of the villages of Ershovo, Skokovo and Funkovo, in the Zvenigorod District, and the village of Yessipovo, in the Solnechnogorsk District.
In the district center of Volovo, in the Kursk Region, where the Germans stayed four hours, a German officer dashed the head of the two-year-old son of a woman named Boikova against a wall and killed him because he was crying.
www.ess.uwe.ac.uk /documents/ussr_attrocities.htm   (6111 words)

 ipedia.com: Germany Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The German language and the feeling of "Germanhood" go back more than a thousand years, but the state now known as Germany was unified as a modern nation-state only in 1871, when the German Empire, dominated by the Kingdom of Prussia, was forged.
Germans also are mobile; millions travel abroad each year, most of their favourite destinations being at the coasts of the Mediterranean Sea.
This is mainly due to a German government policy which basically grants an immigration ticket to anyone from the CIS and the Baltic states with Jewish heritage, and the fact that today's Germans are seen as significantly more accepting of Jews than many people in the ex-Soviet realm.
www.ipedia.com /germany_2.html   (3144 words)

 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Wikipedia:WikiProject German districts
This WikiProject aims primarily to standardize district entries of Germany.
The pages to be generated serve as a link between the Bundesländer and the cities and towns.
The district Nordfriesland is placed under Nordfriesland and not under Northern Frisia.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/wi/Wikipedia:WikiProject_German_districts   (724 words)

 Articles - Germany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
9% of the population is not ethnically German.
German literature can be traced back to the Middle Ages, in particular to such authors as Walther von der Vogelweide and Wolfram von Eschenbach, considered some of the most important poets of medieval Europe.
The German language was once the lingua franca of central, eastern and northern Europe, and in Europe it is the second most popular language after English.
www.centralairconditioners.net /articles/Germany   (5159 words)

 Districts of Germany -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
There are 439 German districts, administrative units in (A republic in central Europe; split into East German and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990) Germany.
The majority of the districts are (Click link for more info and facts about rural districts) rural districts, Landkreise, of which there are 323.
The district parliament, the Kreistag, is an the representative organ of the district and is responsible for local self-administration.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/d/di/districts_of_germany.htm   (429 words)

 German-Russian Settlement Map
German culture in the Nordic Baltic flourished under Swedish rule, but in 1720, at the conclusion of the Northern Wars, these lands were ceded to Russia.
Despite restrictions, the German population in Kaliningrad is rapidly increasing (from 200 in 1989 to 4,000 in 1993).
This is reflected, for instance, in the German dialects spoken by the German-Russians.
www.rollintl.com /roll/grsettle.htm   (6880 words)

 Germany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
While the German language and the feeling of "Germanhood" go back more than a thousand years, the state now known as Germany was unified as a modern nation-state only in 1871, when the German Empire, dominated by the Kingdom of Prussia, was forged.
Germans continue to be concerned about a relatively high level of unemployment; however, they are generally unwilling to concede to labour concessions such as longer working hours.
The mostly admired German poets and authors are without doubt Goethe and Schiller, as well as Heine and, in the 20th century, Nobel prize winners Bertold Brecht and Günter Grass.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/G/Germany.htm   (5026 words)

 Maps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The western portion of the former Province of Kherson, the Odessa District is bordered by the Dniester River on the west, the Nikolayev Oblast on the east, and the Black Sea on the south.
The map extends from the northernmost German colonies of Yagodnaya Polyana and Schaffhausen, north of Saratov, to Kamyshin and Pallasovka in the south; from Balanda, Neu-Frank and Krasnyy Yar in the west to Alexanderfeld and Novouzensk in the east.
The map depicts the German settlements in the Dnepropetrovsk Oblast formerly the northern portion of the Province of Ekaterinoslav and includes the German villages in the western portion of the Kharkov Oblast.
www.ahsgr.org /maps.htm   (2406 words)

 Nazi Weapons Law of November 11, 1938
237), and § 9 of the Fuhrer and Chancellor's decree on the administration of the Sudeten-German districts of 1 October 1928 (Reichsgesetzblatt 1, p.
Jews (§ 5 of the First Regulations of the German Citizenship Law of 14 November 1935, Reichsgesetzblatt 1, p.
This regulation is valid in the state of Austria and in the Sudeten-German districts.
www.jpfo.org /NaziLawEnglish.htm   (283 words)

 The Avalon Project : Nazi Conspriracy and Aggression Volume 3
The German housewife's health, particularly the health of those on the farms, must not be endangered in their quality as mothers by the war.
The district Chiefs will at this decisive stage of the war assure with the help of all the institutions and organizations of the party the best political and ideological care ever known in the history of labor and humanity in wartime, for the German producing people in their districts.
All these German people must be assisted by billeting them, if possible, in decently furnished rooms under as decent conditions, by encouraging companionship during their free time through the party and to assure prompt issue of ration tickets and other such things.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/imt/document/016-ps.htm   (3915 words)

 Thuringia --  Encyclopædia Britannica
German royal family; from 10th to 15th century acquired Thuringia and Saxony and divided possessions between Ernestine and Albertine branches; in 19th-century duchy of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, of Ernestine branch, provided Leopold I of Belgium, Ferdinand, king consort of Maria II of Portugal, Albert, prince consort of Victoria of England, and Ferdinand, king of Bulgaria.
The 19th-century German novelist, playwright, and critic Otto Ludwig is best known for his realistic stories, which contributed to the development of the German short narrative form known as the novelle.
The German city of Altenburg in the state of Thuringia lies along the Pleisse River, at the southern edge of the central German brown-coal deposits, south of Leipzig.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9072334?tocId=9072334   (575 words)

 DesMoinesRegister.com | News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Latin, for instance, is taught in three districts and Italian in one.
Officials in the A-H-S-T district plan to phase out German during the next two years because of low enrollment and the retirement of the German teacher, leaving classes in Spanish and French.
The northeast Iowa Allison-Bristow district is dropping French and replacing it with Spanish.
desmoinesregister.com /news/stories/c4780927/23416008.html   (1135 words)

 Association of Washington Public Hospital Districts - AWPHD
The Association of Washington Public Hospital Districts has served as the trade association for Washington State's public hospital districts since 1952, first as an unincorporated association and since 1998 as a non-profit corporation.
Each of the member public hospital districts is a governmental entity created by state law.
Each public hospital district is governed by a board of publicly elected commissioners.
www.awphd.org   (139 words)

 Germany Info: Information Services: Publications: The Week in Germany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The area around Munich, the southern German city that is home to companies such as automaker BMW and electronics giant Siemens, has earned the highest rating in a new competitiveness index of German regions.
Overall, 109 of the 439 German districts and cities surveyed were given good chances for strong economic development.
Those better-than-expected results came as a windfall for policymakers that are shifting the emphasis of Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder's Agenda 2010 drive to revive the German economy from tax and welfare reform to an "innovation offensive" of increased investment in education and research.
www.germany-info.org /relaunch/info/publications/week/2004/040723/economy1.html   (409 words)

 Biocrawler:WikiProject German districts/Status page - Biocrawler
When you work on a district, you should add it to one of these lists (In Progress/Done).
It will be easier then to control, if we have really covered all districts.
Roth (district) (no coat of arms, no geography)
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Biocrawler:WikiProject_German_districts/Status_page   (80 words)

 AllRefer.com - Mecklenburg–West Pomerania, Germany (German Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
They both joined the German Confederation, sided with Prussia in the Austro-Prussian War of 1866, and joined the German Empire at its founding in 1871.
As constituted in 1947 under Soviet military occupation, Mecklenburg consisted of the former states of Mecklenburg-Schwerin and Mecklenburg-Strelitz, and of that part of the former Prussian province of Pomerania situated W of the Oder River (but not including Stettin).
From 1952, when Mecklenburg's status as a state was abolished, until shortly before German reunification in 1990, the region was divided into the East German districts of Schwerin, Rostock, and Neubrandenburg.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/M/MecklenWP.html   (466 words)

 World War 2: Warsaw Uprising :: Witnesses
Atrocities The Central Commission for the Investigation of German Crimes in Poland was established in 1945 to collect evidence of German/Nazi war crimes committed in occupied Poland during 1939-1945.
Crimes in the Marymont (quarter of the Zoliborz district)
Attack on the Police HQ German Accounts Over 50,000 German and their allied troops were fighting the Warsaw Uprising.
www.warsawuprising.com /witness.htm   (1060 words)

 THE MIDDLE HIGH GERMAN - Online Information article about THE MIDDLE HIGH GERMAN
hen, for briietler, briider, and this too was taken over into the Modern High German literary language.' No consonantal change was so widespread during this period as that of initial s to sch before 1, n, m, w, p and t.
It might be mentioned that, in Modern High German,these new diphthongs are neither in spelling nor in educated pronunciation distinguished from the older ones.
We have thus a right to speak, if not of a Middle High German literary language in the widest sense of the word, at least of a Middle High German Dichtersprache or poetic language, on an Alemannic-Franconian basis.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /TAV_THE/THE_MIDDLE_HIGH_GERMAN.html   (1518 words)

 The Hermann Göring Collection
This is a beautifully designed ring having on one side the German Air Force eagle commemorative of Göring's almost single-handedly building the world's first modern air arm, the Luftwaffe.
On the other side is the St. Hubertus-style stag's head to symbolize his office as "master of the hunt." He was the official head administrative official of the German Forest and Hunting Program.
He had been given sets made in France, England, and various German districts by friends and admirers too numerous to mention.
www.germaniainternational.com /goring5.html   (1992 words)

In searching the web last night I ran across a German genealogy website out of the Netherlands that I had not seen before.
The German Emigrants Database is constantly being added to, though it already contains data on 4.4 million emigrants.
German and Swiss Settlers in America, 1700s-1800s Immigration Records
www.dutch.favos.nl   (1002 words)

 German, Jobs, Employment, Careers, Recruiting, Recruiters, Recruitment, Hire, Working, Human Resources, HR, Salary ...
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Employers use the menus below to post jobs, banners, company profiles, articles, blogs & news.
Applicants use the dropdown menus below to navigate the site.
www.germancareers.com   (176 words)

 Germany Districts
All of the states and districts are subdivided into Kreise (sing.
The lack of discussion may reflect the relative unimportance of the districts.
The Bundesamt für Kartographie und Geodäsie has a map of the districts as of 1999.
www.statoids.com /yde.html   (714 words)

 German Shepherd Dogs . . . from Professor Hunt's Dog Page
German Shepherd Rescue, a nice overview site with links to many of the major rescues nationwide--also includes considerations when choosing a dog, show standards, etc.
German Shepherd Rescue of New England, with especially nice descriptions of available dogs
German Shepherd Rescue and Adoptions, Triangle area of North Carolina
www.cofc.edu /~huntc/Shepherds.html   (664 words)

 Missionettes Districts - Spanish & German   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Click on the approximate location of your city on the map below to find your Missionettes District Leadership.
If you are looking for the German speaking district click here.
If you are looking for English speaking districts
missionettes.ag.org /districtmapsLanguage.cfm   (52 words)

 How To - Greater Districts Maps :: German Map Guide from Heritage Creations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
For the larger regions, a map showing the greater districts is provided.
The map includes a distance scale and also shows the neighboring regions.
How to Use the Map Guide to German Parish Registers
www.heritagecreations.com /guides/germanguide/guidegreaterdists.php   (57 words)

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