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Baden-Wurttemberg

Baden-Württemberg coat of arms

Baden-Württemberg (/ˌbɑːdən ˈvɜːrtəmbɜːrɡ/; German pronunciation: [ˌbaːdn̩ ˈvʏʁtəmbɛʁk] (About this sound listen)) is a state in southwest Germany, east of the Rhine, which forms the border with France. It is Germany’s third-largest state. The state capital and largest city is Stuttgart.

The sobriquet Ländle ("dear land" in the local Swabian and Alemannic German dialects) is sometimes used as a synonym for Baden-Württemberg.

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