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  AllRefer.com - Baden, former state, Germany, Germany (German Political Geography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Stretching from the Main River in the northeast across the lower Neckar valley and along the right bank of the Rhine to Lake Constance (Bodensee), the former state of Baden bordered on France and the Rhenish Palatinate in the west, Switzerland in the south, Hesse in the north, and Bavaria and WUrttemberg in the east.
Until the French Revolution the area was a confusing jigsaw puzzle of petty margraviates and ecclesiastical states (the bishoprics of Mainz, Speyer, Strasbourg, and Konstanz).
Margrave Charles Frederick of Baden, raised to the rank of elector at the beginning of the 19th cent., joined the Confederation of the Rhine in 1806 with the title of grand duke and by 1810 had acquired, with the aid of Napoleon I of France, the entire state of Baden.
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 Baden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Baden is a historical state in the southwest of Germany.
The inhabitants of Baden are of various origins, those to the south of Murg being descended from the Alemanni and those to the north from the Franks, while the derives its name from the adjacent German tribe (Schwaben) living in Württemberg.
The Lords of Baden benefited from the break-up of Swabia, and, raised to the dignity of Margrave in 1112, were able to take their place as one of the four most important dynasts in southern Germany (along with Habsburg, Wittelsbach, and Württemberg).
www.lexington-fayette.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Grand_Duchy_of_Baden   (1792 words)

 CyberNet Denis: Baden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Before it was incorporated into the Land (state) of Baden-Wuttemberg, Baden generally covered the the area of the Black Forest and areas northwest of Stuttgart.
The earliest known inhabitants of Baden were the Alamanni, who fell under the domination of the Frankish Empire in the 5th century.
In 1952 the states of Baden and Wurttemberg-Baden, and Wurttemberg-Hohenzollern were merged to form the new state of Baden-Wurttemberg.
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 State Election, Baden-Württemberg, March 26, 1996   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The outcome of the state elections in Baden-Württemberg, Schleswig-Holstein, and Rhineland-Palatinate show a common trend: the parties of the Bonn coalition are becoming ever stronger, while the "Red-Green" concept appears to be atrophying everywhere.
The SPD's loss of votes in all three states, simultaneous with the CDU's gains in Schleswig-Holstein and Baden-Württemberg, must be juxtaposed with the unusual outcome of the last elections in these states.
The CDU had dominated both states throughout the 1980s, but was forced to relinquish them after the Barschel affair and a series of personal squabbles in the Rhenish CDU.
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 State Election, Baden-Württemberg, March 25, 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Union was able to detach itself from the national trend largely by dint of Baden-Württemberg voters' satisfaction with the state economy and their corresponding confidence in the CDU's competence on economic issues.
The state's current prosperity certainly benefited the CDU, to whom 41 percent of voters ascribed a greater level of competence on economic issues (SPD: 21%).
In the meantime, this state election sends a signal to the Green portion of the federal coalition that it must resolve its structural crisis before next year's elections.
www.aicgs.org /wahlen/baden01.shtml   (873 words)

Ecclesiastically the territory of the present Baden was divided into six dioceses: Constance, Speyer, Strasburg, Worms, Mainz, and Wurzburg; moreover the Bishops of Bamberg were wealthy landed proprietors Henry II having bestowed on them Crown-lands in the Ortenau, as well as placing the abbeys of Ettenheimmunster, Gengenbach, and Schuttern under their jurisdiction.
By the Peace of Pressburg (1805), and the accession of Baden to the Confederation of the Rhine (1806), Baden was still further enlarged by the former possessions of Austria in the Breisgau, the city of Constance, and other territories, whereby substantially the present boundaries were established.
In Baden, by the order of the Grand duke, the candidate for the archiepiscopal see was elected by free vote of the assembled deans (1822), but their choice of Wanker, a professor of theology in Freiburg, was condemned by the pope as canonically invalid.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/02194a.htm   (5917 words)

 Baden, former state, Germany. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Stretching from the Main River in the northeast across the lower Neckar valley and along the right bank of the Rhine to Lake Constance (Bodensee), the former state of Baden bordered on France and the Rhenish Palatinate in the west, Switzerland in the south, Hesse in the north, and Bavaria and Württemberg in the east.
In 1771 the margraviates of Baden-Baden and Baden-Durlach were united as Baden under the same branch of the house of Zähringen.
After World War II, Baden was divided into two parts—in the south, the state of Baden (3,842 sq mi/9,951 sq km), occupied by France, and in the north, the state of Württemberg-Baden (1,984 sq mi/5,139 sq km), including part of Württemberg, occupied by U.S. armed forces.
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 Baden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Baden later sided with Austria (against the German kingdom of Prussia, Baden's ally) in the Austro-Prussian War (1866), but nevertheless joined the newly-unified German Empire in 1871.
The central Neckar River region with the state capital of Baden-Wuerttemberg at Stuttgart (population 584,000) is the modern industrial and cultural center.
This Baden was the capital (1798—1803) of Baden canton under the Helvetic Republic.
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 Decorations of the Grand Duchy of Baden
Baden grew by 1810 to 15,000 square kilometers with a population of almost one million.
Baden was relatively quiet after these upheavals, and enjoyed a degree of stability under one of the longest serving monarches of the 19th century.
A republic was declared on November 22, 1918, and Baden became a state of the Weimar Republic.
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 History of BW - The Coat of Arms
A particularly attractive presentation of the state coat of arms adorns the façade of the session hall in the Baden-Württemberg state legislature in Stuttgart.
The state coat of arms reaches with its three Staufen lions back to a time when the southwest was extensively ruled by the Staufen family.
Thus the greater state coat of arms brings expression on the one hand to a new unity and on the other hand to the old historical complexity of the land.
www.pantel-web.de /bw_mirror/history/bw276_e.htm   (831 words)

 Stuttgart - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Stuttgart, a city located in southern Germany, is the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg with a population of approximately 600,000 as of June 2004.
Stuttgart is also the seat of a protestant bishop (Protestant State Church of Württemberg) and one of the two co-seats of the bishop of the catholic diocese Rottenburg-Stuttgart.
They merged parts of the former German States of Baden and Württemberg and later on the new, democratic state Baden-Württemberg (3rd largest German state) with Stuttgart as its capital was created by a referendum.
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 Baden's case granted state psychiatrist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Baden has pleaded innocent to the charges, brought after he admitted to setting a fire in the "kosher suite" in Burton-Conner House Jan. 18.
Baden was arrested Jan. 18, after police investigators found a rolled-up newspaper in the suite, burnt on one end, and the "pour mark" of gasoline in front of all the suite doors except the door to Baden's room.
Baden is currently on pre-trial probation with the condition that he stay away from MIT and all prosecution witnesses.
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 Baden-Württemberg: Germany's number One hi-tech state   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The German state of Baden-Württemberg with a population of 10.4 million people is the third largest state out of the 16 German states.
On the basis of its possible economic development, the state government of Baden-Württem-berg has stepped up its efforts in assisting the medium-scale enterprises of the state in intensifying their business relations with Asian countries in general and with India in particular.
Walter Döring is Minister of Economic Affairs and Deputy Minister President of the State of Baden-Württemberg.
www.germanembassy-india.org /news/98apr/gn07.htm   (1058 words)

 Baden-Württemberg (Germany)
In 1952 the Länder of [South] Baden, Württemberg-Baden and Württemberg-Hohenzollern merged to form the Land Baden-Württemberg, with capital at City of Stuttgart.
The greater arms (and accordingly the state flag with the great arms) is used by the government, the prime minister, the ministries, the representative to the Federal Government, the higher courts of justice, the audit office and the district governments.
The state flag is fl on gold (yellow) and has either the lesser arms or the greater arms without supporters in the middle, proportions 3:5.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/de-bw.html   (726 words)

 Baden-Württemberg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It has an area of 13,804 square miles (35,751 square km) and is bordered by France on the west, Switzerland on the south, and by the Länder (states) of Bayern (Bavaria) on the east and Rheinland-Pfalz (Rhineland-Palatinate) and Hessen (Hesse) on the northwest and north.
The geographical boundaries of the Land are the waters of the Bodensee (Lake Constance) and the upper Rhine in the south, the widening Rhine Valley in the west, the River Main in the north, and the River Iller in the east.
In the mid-1980s the state assembly (Landtag) of Baden-Württemberg had 126 members, distributed in proportion to the population of the four administrative districts of Nordwürttemberg (capital Stuttgart), Südwürttemberg-Hohenzollern (capital Tübingen), Südbaden (capital Freiburg), and Nordbaden (capital Karlsruhe).
www.hfac.uh.edu /gbrown/philosophers/leibniz/BritannicaPages/Baden-Wurttemberg/Baden-Wurttemberg.html   (3293 words)

 History of Baden, Wuerttemberg, Baden-Wuerttemberg
Karl Friedrich (1738/46-1811) reunited Baden in 1771 and inaugurated countless reforms in accordance with the principles of Englightened Despotism.
As a result of the referendum of December 6, 1951, Baden was absorbed into the new state of Baden-Württemberg on April 25, 1952.
It was one of the states which formed the Confederation of the Rhine under the protection of Napoleon (Rheinbund 1806 to 1813).
www.genealogienetz.de /reg/BAD-WUE/hist.html   (1246 words)

 Baden-Württemberg: Our State
Baden-Württemberg is the only one of Germany's federal states to have evolved on the basis of a referendum.
The majority of citizens resident in the three states of Württemberg-Baden, Württemberg-Hohenzollern and Baden voted in favour of a merger on December 16, 1951.
The foundation date of Baden-Württemberg on April 25, 1952, marked the beginning of an unprecedented ascendancy for the fledgling state in the Southwest of Germany, which the author Theodor Heuss referred to as a "Model of German possibilities".
www.xn--baden-wrttemberg-pzb.de /en/Our_State/86236.html   (707 words)

 Baden-Württemberg Federal State (Germany)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The state of Baden-Wurttemberg was formed from areas of the French and American occupation zones after World War II.
After a short period of recovery from the war 's devastation, the state has become, with its modern industry, one of Germany 's most prosperous states.
The small congregation of Hasselbach, together with the Evangelische Landeskirche (Protestant State Church), annually organizes a children's camp, which is well attended.
www.mhsc.ca /encyclopedia/contents/B341.html   (279 words)

 Boston.com / News / Education / K-12 / German state bans headscarves in schools   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A conservative German state on Thursday became the nation's first to ban Muslim teachers from wearing headscarves in public schools, taking a stand in a debate that has split public and political opinion.
Legislators in the southern state of Baden-Wuerttemberg approved the law with dissent only from the opposition Green party, which argued it was unbalanced because it still allowed Christian symbols in the classroom.
In Thursday's debate in the state capital, Stuttgart, state education minister Annette Schavan said the headscarf was "part of the history of women's suppression" while Christian symbols were part of Western tradition.
www.boston.com /news/education/k_12/articles/2004/04/01/german_state_bans_headscarves_in_schools?mode=PF   (482 words)

 Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts, Baden-Württemberg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The state of Baden-Württemberg in Germany’s southwest has much to offer: an image composed of high-tech and cultural highlights, famous universities set against a varied background of higher education opportunities, not to mention global concerns and world-famous medium-sized companies.
Baden-Württemberg is among the German states with the largest number of universities; its research establishments are internationally renowned.
The quality of the state‘s education and training is one of Baden-Württemberg’s greatest strengths.
www.mwk-bw.de /English/sr_uebersicht.htm   (276 words)

 Landtag von Baden-Württemberg - Baden-Württemberg
The State of Baden-Württemberg abounds in noteworthy individuality and accomplishments: An efficient economy, distinctive high tech and our future-oriented research infrastructure are well known and widely respected.
It is the third largest of the 16 German federal states with regard to its 35,752 sq.km (13,803 sq.mi) and its population of over ten million inhabitants.
The Southwest State was formed out of the former states of Baden, Württemberg-Hohenzollern and Württemberg-Baden, and on April 25, 1952 became the federal state of Baden-Württemberg.
www.landtag-bw.de /en/26.html   (505 words)

 NC State - Study Abroad Office   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Mannheim: This is the second largest city in the state, and the university campus is located in a castle near the center of town.
Stuttgart: This is the largest city in the state and one of the major cities of Germany.
Any full-time student enrolled at NC State for at least one year prior to the period of exchange who has completed the sophomore year and who has a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75 may apply to participate in the program.
www.ncsu.edu /study_abroad/places/europe/bw.html   (619 words)

 WHKMLA : History of Baden, 1815-1871
In 1818 Baden adopted a written CONSTITUTION which was the envy of liberal patriots elsewhere in Germany and a model to liberal constitutions drafted for other German states.
The second chamber of the Baden parliament was an exercising ground for German liberalism.
In 1870 Baden declared chose the side of Prussia in the FRANCO-GERMAN WAR; in 1871 the Grand Duke of Baden was among the German princes who elected King Wilhelm of Prussia German Emperor.
www.zum.de /whkmla/region/germany/baden18151871.html   (397 words)

 Utimaco Safeware AG - Press & Media   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Ministry of Justice of the state of Baden-Württemberg will introduce the first electronic land register in Germany using digital signatures and smartcards.
The state will use a signature solution from the security specialist Utimaco Safeware AG which provides all components required for the generation and verification of digital signatures including the necessary public key security infrastructure (PKI).
The state of Baden-Württemberg based its decision in favour of Utimaco Safeware´s security solution on debis Systemhaus GEI´s security analysis (debis is the main contractor of this future-oriented project).
www.utimaco.com /content_press/p001109.html   (363 words)

 Country: BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The state of Baden-Württemberg which is situated in South West Germany and which stands for life and quality of life attracts visitors from all over the world.
Family and non-smoker areas, children friendly equipped, and a very special menu for the small ones, special meals for the children or even a painting book while the children have to wait - there are a multitude of possibilities how inns and restaurants can adapt themselves to the requirements of children and families.
This is most definitely stated in the 17 "family friendly locations" which are the towns of Ailingen, Baiersbronn, Feldberg, Gomadingen, Grafenhausen, Hinterzarten, Immenstaad, Kisslegg, Lossburg, Sasbachwalden, Seebach, Schluchsee, Schonach, Schönwald, Titisee-Neustadt, Unterkirnach and Villingen-Schwenningen.
www.germany-tourism.de /e/dest_states_bw_e.html   (824 words)

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