National Geographic : 1918 Dec
/7 DUCHIES SBrunswick Saxe-Meiningen IIIlSaxe-Altenburg Saxe-Coburg-Gotha Anhalt PRINCIPALITIES ^^fSchwarzbur Sonders' usen W/ THE STATES OF THE GERMAN EMPIRE KINGDOMS a ISaxony a IIWurttemberg c GRAND DUCHIES Mecklenburg-Strelitz [ Saxe-Weimar nburg-Schwerin ®Oldenburg STATUTE MILES IIWaldeck SReuss, Elder Line jReuss,Younger Line Schaumburg-Lippe = Lippe IMPERIAL LAND Alsace-Lorraine FREE TOWNS SBremen Hamburg SLibeck 0o A MAP SHOWING THE STATES FORMING GERMANY IN NOVEMBER, 1918 A.H.Bumstead, Cartographer Many of the twenty-five divisions of the German Empire were in turn subdivided. For example,while the major portion oftheGrand Duchy of Oldenburg is washed by the waters of the North Sea, a very considerable detached fragment ofits territory istobefound northeast ofLorraine and northwest of Bavaria, while a third portion adjoins Libeck, on the Baltic. Bits of Prussiawere scattered throughout theother kingdoms, duchies, and principalities, irritating fragments in the body politic. The whole empire was a political crazy-quilt. 1 H A. / %t IOAnlwe p ?t) 8- B OHE MIA AU S TRI A-HU NGAR I I SPrussia SBavari Baden Hesse Meckle 0 E ;.. F7A l 1 I?