Bayern(Bavaria) Germany Postal Code

About Bayern(Bavaria)

Bavaria is a state in the south-east of Germany. It is called the Free State of Bavaria, but it is also called Bavaria. At 70,550.19 square kilometres (27,239.58 sq miles), Bavaria is the largest German state by land area. It makes up about a fifth of the country's land area. North Rhine-Westphalia has more people than it does, but because it's so big, its population density isn't as high as it is in Germany as a whole because of its size. Bavaria has three main cities: Munich, Nuremberg, and Augsburg. Munich is Bavaria's capital and largest city, and it is also the third-largest city in the country.

It was first settled by Iron Age Celtic tribes. The Roman Empire took over the area in the 1st century BC and made it part of the provinces of Raetia and Noricum. In AD 614, the Western Roman Empire came to an end, and the Duchy of Bavaria (a "stem duchy") was born. Eventually, it became a part of the Holy Roman Empire. It became an independent kingdom in 1800, joined the Prussian-led German Empire in 1871, and became a state in 1949.

Most of the people in Germany live in Bavaria, which has a lot of Catholics and conservative traditions. People in Bavaria have always been proud of their culture, which includes a language, food, architecture, festivals like Oktoberfest, and Alpine symbols. When it comes to GDP figures, the state is also the second-largest in Germany. This makes it a wealthy part of the country.

It also includes parts of the historical regions of Franconia and Swabia, which are now part of Bavaria today.

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