What is Bavaria?

  • (noun): A state in southwestern Germany famous for its beer; site of an automobile factory.

Bavaria

The Free State of Bavaria (German: Freistaat Bayern, ), is a state of Germany, located in the southeast of Germany. With an area of 70,548 square kilometres (27,200 sq mi), it is the largest state by area, forming almost 20% of the total land area of Germany. Bavaria is Germany's second most populous state (after North Rhine-Westphalia), with 12.5 million inhabitants, more than any of the three sovereign nations on its borders. Bavaria's capital and largest city is Munich, the third largest city in Germany.

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Bavaria Statue - The Bavaria Ensemble During The Third Reich
... and cynical relationship to the Hall of Fame and the Bavaria statue ... the fairgrounds on the Theresienwiese including the Bavaria and the Hall of Fame betrayed a total lack of respect for the location and the intention of their founders. 1934 they considered demolishing the Hall of Fame behind the Bavaria statue to make space for exhibition grounds, and the Theresienwiese was to be ...
Ensdorf
... Ensdorf, Bavaria, a village in the Amberg-Sulzbach district, Bavaria, Germany Ensdorf Abbey, in Ensdorf, Bavaria Ensdorf class minesweeper ...
Bavaria - Famous People
... There are many famous people who were born or lived in present-day Bavaria Popes Pope Benedict XVI (baptismal name Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger)—the current Pope of the Roman Catholic Church Pope Damasus II and Pope ...
Bavaria Statue - History - Construction
... and numerous assistants were engaged in producing a full-sized plaster model of the Bavaria statue ... On September 11, 1844 the head of the Bavaria statue was cast using metal from bronze Turkish cannon salvaged from the 1827 naval Battle of Navarino (modern-day Pylos on ... son of Ludwig I, and a number of them had reached Bavaria ...
Rosenau
... Potsdam-Mittelmark, Brandenburg Schloss Rosenau, Coburg, a castle in Rödental, Bavaria a borough of Grafenau, Bavaria Rosenau (Engelskirchen), a borough of Engelskirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia a ...