Regions of Germany
Regierungsbezirk ([ʁeˈɡiːʁʊŋsbəˈt͡sɪʁk], abbreviated Reg.-Bez.) is an administrative region on federal state level in Germany. The regional authority is called Regierungspräsidium or Bezirksregierung ...
Silesia
Tourist advert of the Silesian Voivodship (also Silesia Province, Wojewodztwo Slaskie) located in Southern Poland. Silesian Voivodship is not only an indus...
Natural regions of Germany
This division of Germany into major natural regions takes account primarily of geomorphological, geological, hydrological and pedological criteria in order to divide the country into large, physical u...
Bergisches Land
The Bergisches Land (Country of Berg or Land of Berg) is a low mountain range region within the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, east of Rhine river, south of the Ruhr. The landscape is shape...
Central Uplands
The Central Uplands (German: die Mittelgebirge) is one of the three major natural regions of Germany and covers most of the land area of the country. To the north lies the North German Plain or No...
Elbe-Weser Triangle
The region between the Elbe and Weser rivers (the triangle of Bremen, Hamburg, and Cuxhaven) forms the Elbe–Weser triangle (German: Elbe-Weser-Dreieck), also rendered Elbe-Weser Triangle, in nort...
Fischland-Darß-Zingst
Fischland-Darß-Zingst or Fischland-Darss-Zingst is a 45 km (28 mi) long peninsula in the coastal district of Vorpommern-Rügen, in the German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. The three parts ...
Mecklenburg
Mecklenburg ([ˈmeːklənbʊʁk], Low German: Mękelborg) is a historical region in northern Germany comprising the western and larger part of the federal-state Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. The largest cities of...
Metropolitan regions in Germany
The metropolitan regions in Germany are eleven densely populated areas in the Federal Republic of Germany. They comprise the major German cities and their surrounding catchment areas and form the poli...
Pomerania
Pomerania (Polish: Pomorze, German: Pommern, Latin: Pomerania) is a historical region on the south shore of the Baltic Sea.The name Pomerania comes from Slavic po more, which means Land a...
Rhenish Hesse
Rhenish Hesse or Rhine-Hesse (German: Rheinhessen) is a region in Germany that was once part of the former People's State of Hesse (previously Grand Duchy of Hesse-Darmstadt) located west of the R...
Rhineland
The Rhineland (German: Rheinland) has become the name for several areas of Western Germany along the Middle and Lower Rhine.
Historically, the Rhinelands refers (physically speaking) to a loos...
Principality of Rügen
The Principality of Rügen (German: Fürstentum Rügen) was a Danish principality consisting of the island of Rügen and the adjacent mainland from 1168 until 1325. It was governed by a local dynasty ...
Sauerland
The Sauerland [ hear ] is a rural, hilly area spreading across most of the south-eastern part of North Rhine-Westphalia, in parts heavily forested and, apart from the major valleys, sparsel...
Silesia
Silesia (/saɪˈliːʒə/ or /saɪˈliːʃə/; Polish: Śląsk [ɕlɔ̃sk]; German:  Schlesien  [ʃleːziːɛn]; Silesian German: Schläsing; Czech: Slezsko; Silesian: Ślůnsk [ɕlonsk]; Latin: Silesi...
Swabia
Swabia (/ˈsweɪbiə/; German: Schwaben, colloquially Schwabenland or Ländle; in English also sometimes Suabia or Svebia) is a cultural, historic and linguistic region in southwestern Germany. The n...
Vogtland
The term Vogtland ([ˈfoːktlant]) refers to a region reaching across the German free states of Bavaria, Saxony and Thuringia and into the Czech Republic (north-western Bohemia). The name of the region ...
West Palatinate
Western Palatinate or West Palatinate (German: Westpfalz) is a sub-region in the west of the Palatinate, a German cultural and historic region in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate. It includes the...
Westphalia
Westphalia or Westfalia (German: Westfalen [vɛstˈfaːlən], Westphalian: Wäästfaln) is a region in Germany, centred on the cities of Arnsberg, Bielefeld, Osnabrück, Dortmund, Minden, and Münster...
Bergen auf Rügen Abbey
Bergen auf Rügen Abbey (German: Kloster Bergen auf Rügen) was a monastery for Cistercian nuns established on the Baltic Sea island of Rügen. It lasted from the end of the 12th century to the early...