In Austria, the Bund was constituted first, and then theother states of German federal systemfollowed them. The Austrian states are also referred to as Lander in the constitution.
Since 1952 EastGermanyrestructured its territory into 15 administrative Bezirke, which meansdistricts.
Though West Berlin was under the dominion of the Western Allies, but through many aspects it was included with West Germany, but did not constitute a Land.West Germany possessed ten states, prior to pre- reunification in Germany (1990) and fourteen East Germany districts were reconstituted in five Landers and survived until 1952. These comprises of the following:-
- Thuringia and Saxony
- Mecklenburg- Brandenburg
The New Berlin land was formed with the re-union of East and West Berlin.
Like any other international federations, states of Germany also got the liability of representing themselves in the global platform. Among the fiveGerman statesmany disputed lands fall. These places are generally barren forests and hill areas; neither the Bavarian lakes are not the part of any municipality. According to the research made on 2005, January, still around 246 states andregionswere left unclaimed by the Government of Germany.
|States in Germany and their Capitals|
Last Updated : October 13, 2014