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Dinkelsbuehl Bauhofstrasse

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Nearby images in Franconia


A: Dinkelsbuehl Koppengasse

by Olaf Nitz, 80 meters away

Dinkelsbuehl Koppengasse

B: Dinkelsbuehl Steingasse

by Olaf Nitz, 90 meters away

Dinkelsbuehl Steingasse

C: Dinkelsbuehl Steingasse

by Olaf Nitz, 90 meters away

Dinkelsbuehl Steingasse

D: Dinkelsbühl - Steingasse

by H.J.Weber, 100 meters away

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E: Dinkelsbuehl Segringer Str

by Olaf Nitz, 130 meters away

Dinkelsbuehl Segringer Str

F: Dinkelsbühl - Rathaus

by H.J.Weber, 140 meters away

Dinkelsbühl - Rathaus

G: Dinkelsbuehl Elsasser Gasse

by Olaf Nitz, 140 meters away

Dinkelsbuehl Elsasser Gasse

H: Dinkelsbuehl Untere Schmiedgasse

by Olaf Nitz, 150 meters away

Dinkelsbuehl Untere Schmiedgasse

I: Dinkelsbuehl Schrannengasse

by Olaf Nitz, 160 meters away

Dinkelsbuehl Schrannengasse

J: Dinkelsbühl - Altstadt Segringer Strasse

by H.J.Weber, 170 meters away

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This panorama was taken in Franconia

This is an overview of 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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