Württemberg

geographical name
Würt·​tem·​berg | \ ˈwər-təm-ˌbərg How to pronounce Württemberg (audio) , ˈwu̇r-; ˈvᵫr-təm-ˌberk\

Definition of Württemberg

region of southwestern Germany between Baden and Bavaria; chief city Stuttgart

Note: Württemberg was once a duchy, then a kingdom (1813–1918), then a state (1918–45). From 1945 to 1951 it was divided: the southern part was joined with Hohenzollern to form the state of Württemberg-Hohenzollern and the northern part was joined with northern Baden to form the state of Württemberg-Baden . Since 1951 Württemberg has been part of Baden-Württemberg state.

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