What is the Palatine region of Germany?

What is the Palatine region of Germany?


Rhineland-Palatinate Rheinland-Pfalz (German) Rhoilond-Palz (Palatine German)
Country Germany
Founded 30 August 1946
Capital Mainz

Where in Germany is the Rhineland-Palatinate?

southwestern Germany
Rhineland-Palatinate, German Rheinland-Pfalz, Land (state) situated in southwestern Germany. It is bordered by the states of North Rhine–Westphalia to the north, Hessen to the east, Baden-Württemberg to the southeast, and Saarland to the southwest and by France, Luxembourg, and Belgium to the south and west.

What is Rhineland-Palatinate known for?

Known as the “state of roots and vines,” Rhineland-Palatinate is a hub for agriculture and wineries. It is dotted with small, hilly mountain ranges: the Eifel, the Hunsruck and the Pfaelzer Forest. A region known as Rhenish Hesse is the biggest wine producer in terms of volume in all of Germany.

Who were the palatines from Germany?

The term “Poor Palatines” referred to some 13,000 Germans who emigrated to England between May and November 1709, seeking refuge. Their arrival in England, and the inability of the British Government to integrate them, led to a highly politicized debate over the merits of immigration.

What did Germany do to Rhineland?

What did Germany do to the Rhineland? According to the treaty, the Rhineland (situated between France and Germany) was to be placed under the authority of the League of Nations; it was to serve as a “buffer” in case of a future German invasion of France. Also, the Germans would not be able to keep military forces in a 50km stretch of the Rhineland.

When did German troops occupy Rhineland?

The date for occupation was set for 7th March 1936 and in the early morning 32,000 armed German troops entered the Rhineland. Although Germany had been steadily building up her army since 1933 it was not strong enough to hold the Rhineland if France or Britain counter-attacked.

What is the significance of the Rhineland?

Tasks. This is a document where the Foreign Secretary describes a meeting he has had with the French,Belgian and Italian governments.

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  • Where is the Rhineland located on a map?

    Body Landtag of Rhineland-Palatinate

  • Minister-President Malu Dreyer ( SPD)
  • Governing parties SPD/Greens/FDP
  • Bundesrat votes 4 (of 69) Area
  • Total 19,854.21 km 2 (7,665.75 sq mi) Population (31 December 2019)
  • Total 4,093,903
  • Density 210/km 2 (530/sq mi) Time zone UTC+1 ( CET)
  • Summer ( DST)