Sonnenuntergang am Hesselberg
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Sonnenuntergang am Hesselberg

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Wiki: Der Hesselberg ist mit 689,4 m ü. NN[3] die höchste Erhebung Mittelfrankens. Er liegt vier Kilometer nordwestlich von Wassertrüdingen und 60 Kilometer südwestlich von Nürnberg.

Der Berg, der gelegentlich (fälschlich) als „höchster Berg der Frankenalb“ bezeichnet wird, liegt nördlich des Franken- und Schwabenalb trennenden Kraters des Nördlinger Ries im Vorland der südlichen Frankenalb, Fränkisches Keuper-Lias-Land, innerhalb derer er eine inselartige Singularität darstellt.[4]

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Imágenes cercanas en Franconia


A: Hesselberg Sunrise

por Jens Vischer, 700 metros de distancia

An early summer morning on the Osterwiese on the Hesselberg, one of the seven Bavarian Summits.One ca...

Hesselberg Sunrise

B: Spielberg

por Reiner Pössnicker, a 14.0 km.


C: Oettingen 2

por Reiner Pössnicker, a 14.1 km.

Oettingen 2

D: Oettingen 1

por Reiner Pössnicker, a 14.1 km.

Oettingen 1

E: Oettingen 3

por Reiner Pössnicker, a 14.3 km.

Oettingen 3

G: Dinkelsbühl - Nördlinger Tor

por H.J.Weber, a 14.6 km.

Dinkelsbühl - Nördlinger Tor

I: Dinkelsbühl Inselweg

por Olaf Nitz, a 14.8 km.

Dinkelsbühl Inselweg

J: Dinkelsbuehl Ledermarkt

por Olaf Nitz, a 14.9 km.

Dinkelsbuehl Ledermarkt

Este panorama fue tomado en Franconia

Esta es una vista general de Franconia


Franconia (German: Franken) is a region of Germany comprising the northern parts of the modern state of Bavaria, a small part of southern Thuringia, and a region in northeastern Baden-Württemberg called Heilbronn-Franken. The Bavarian part is made up of the administrative regions of Lower Franconia (Unterfranken), Middle Franconia (Mittelfranken), and Upper Franconia (Oberfranken).

Franconia (like France) is named after the Germanic tribe of the Franks. This tribe played a major role after the breakdown of the Roman Empire and colonised large parts of medieval Europe.

Modern day Franconia comprises only a very tiny and rather remote part of the settlement area of the ancient Franks. In German, Franken is used for both modern day Franconians and the historic Franks, which leads to some confusion. The historic Frankish Empire, Francia, is actually the common precursor of the Low Countries, France and Germany. In 843 the Treaty of Verdun led to the partition of Francia into West Francia (modern day France), Middle Francia (from the Low Countries along the Rhine valley to northern Italy) and East Francia (modern day Germany). Frankreich, the German word for "France", and Frankrijk, the Dutch word for "France"; literally mean "the Frankish Empire".

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