Franconia

The term of Franconia (Franken) is today commonly used to refer to the eastern part of the historic Duchy of Franconia in Germany, mainly represented by the Bavarian administrative districts of Lower Franconia (Unterfranken, capital city Würzburg), Middle Franconia (Mittelfranken, capital city Ansbach), and Upper Franconia (Oberfranken, capital c...
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Franconia

Duchy of medieval Germany, conquered and settled in the 7th century by the Franks. By the end of the 13th century it had been divided among numerous principalities. ...
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Franconia

Franconia (frăngkō'nēu) , Ger. Franken, historic region and one of the five basic or stem duchies of medieval Germany, S Germany. The region was included in the Frankish kingdom of Austrasia, becoming in the 9th cent. a duchy and the center of the East Frankish (or East German)...
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Franconia

one of the five great stem, or Stamm (tribal), duchies—the other four being Saxony, Lotharingia (Lorraine), Swabia, and Bavaria—of early medieval ... [4 related articles]
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Franconia

The growing area in Germany with 6,104 hectares of vineyards is located on the northern edge of the state of Bavaria. A special feature is that the Bavarian vineyards on Lake Constance around Lindau to the cultivation area Wuerttemberg belong. The area extends for the most part between Aschaffenburg and Schweinfurt and is operated by Main traversed...
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