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a state in NE central Germany. 10,039 sq. mi. (26,000 sq. km).
Capital: Potsdam.
a city in NE Germany.
Contemporary Examples

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Historical Examples

Journal of a Horticultural Tour through Germany, Belgium, and part of France, in the Autumn of 1835 James Forbes
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The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) John Holland Rose
The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07 Various
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a state in NE Germany, part of East Germany until 1990. A former electorate, it expanded under the Hohenzollerns to become the kingdom of Prussia (1701). The district east of the Oder River became Polish in 1945. Capital: Potsdam. Pop: 2 575 000 (2003 est). Area: 29 481 sq km (11 219 sq miles)
a city in NE Germany: former capital of the Prussian province of Brandenburg. Pop: 75 485 (2003 est)


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