Bavaria - Germany

The geographic region and Free State of Bavaria (German: Freistaat Bayern ), with an area of 70,553 km² (27,241 square miles) and almost 12.5 million inhabitants, forms the southernmost and geographically largest state of Germany. Its capital is Munich. Gemeinden (municipalities)The 71 administrative districts are on the lowest level divided into 2031 municipalities (called Gemeinden, singular Gemeinde). Together with the 25 independent cities (which are in effect municipalities independent of Landkreis administrations), there are a total of 2056 municipalities in Bavaria.In 44 of the 7

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Connie :

My ggf immigrated from Bavaria to America. He was born in 1824 and was in the 1860 census in Blair County, PA. How do I find any family connection in Bavaria? His name was George Kirstner and he arrived with his wife Barbara.

GenevievesMom :
"I can give you a short cut. There is a little town in Michigan called Frankenmuth. It's built on its Bavarian heritage and their local library is full of experts on everything Bavarian. They have access to records that most libraries don't carry...because Bavarian genealogy is very specialized. Here's more on the town: Here's the library's site: If nothing else, contact them to see if they can have a volunteer work with you to find the records you need."
grannytoad :
"You may find records on their arrival in the US at castlegarden.org that would give a city, but that's almost a bit early. It would still seem to me that Philly would be an immigrant port but I don't know yet of an immigrant intake center there for that time. However - there should be immigration records. It's also possible that one or more of their children lived to die in the period when deaths were certified and certificates may give the city of parents' births. You may need to watch for either/or baptismal or given name. I'm pretty sure that when you learn where, that the records you'll want to research will be church records."
ShadowCat :

Im looking to buy a Maine Coon Cat. Are their any breeders in Bavaria preferably near Hohenfels of Grafenwoehr? sorry i meant Hohenfels or Grafenwoehr

Ilda C :
"I know one very nice breeder but i don't know how d^fard is from you . I wonder if i can put the link or not ? please tell me how"
♪ Seattle ♫ :
"Hi there...I found some Maine Coon breeders located in Germany: GERMANY BeaversCove - Karsten Schoeneis email: Bonfires - Inez Fleischer & Andre Lieske, Tel: 49 30 69 40 99 39 email: Noah's Ark- Angelika Kneifel email: Dragonlord - Iris & Jan Middlemanns Thundercats - Marina Olscher email: Canalettos - Henning Mueller-Rech, Tel: 00 49 89 157 88 73 email: Waldemaine - Anette & Ernst-Otto Koch Tel. 0049 5222 13235. email: Name: Ingrid and Silke Kaczmarek Cattery: BattleCreek (TICA) Location: near Dusseldorf Shipping? We ship, but prefer to place locally. Notes: Champion lines. European Champion lines. Imported lines. Pet cats/kittens altered prior to placement. Written sales contract with written health and genetic health guarantee.. Veterinary health certificate provided at time of sale. FeLV and FIV negative. Screen for cardiomyopathy, hip dysplasia, and PKD. We breed tabbys and solid colours. All our cats carry dilution and solid colours. Silver, torbie, red, and brown. Contact BattleCreek by: Email: Visit the Cattery:"
kristin22 :

Can anyone tell me what the driving distance would be between Bavaria, Germany and Venice, Italy?? Thanks!

Julie L :
"404 miles..take a train"
The baby penguin :
"depends from where in Bavaria you start, it's a state of Germany, not a town. Example: from Hof (north Bavaria) to Venice it's about 830 km (520 miles) from Garmisch-Partenkirchen (south Bavaria) it's around 440 km (275 miles)"
ZoneRider :
"The distance between Munich, Germany (Bavaria) and Venice, Italy is 313 miles or 504 kilometers. Since your question did not contain a specific city or town, I chose Munich, having lived there. It is the largest southern most city with a centralized railroad (HauptBahnHof), international airport (Flughoffen) and the national highway (Autobahn). If you are traveling by train, Munich HBF to Venice Postojna, the travel time is 7 hours 32 minutes. Flight time is 1 hour 15 minutes. I hope this helps, Tchuss."
chuck :
"If you take a car from Munich to Venice and you dont go on a Friday night or Saturday morning then you can make it under 5 hrs. Thats driving faster than allowed but its not a problem. Not too many spped limits on the German highway, Austria is very strickt but so small that it doesnt really count. Italy has speed limits but being that the highway patrol is ALWAYS in some coffee shop enjoying their espresso, there's very little chance of being stopped. I've been speeding down to Italy doing 180 to 240km/hr at least once a month for the past 18 years and didnt get a ticket yet. It will take MUCH longer by train and you wouldnt have the lluxoury to stop at all the beautiful places you will pass."

 

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Browning
Date: 2008-02-04 22:16:35

A teachers of Moroccan origin was arrested by German police because he threated a massacre in a secondary school in the Bavarian town of Ingolstadt, reports German website donakurier.de. The reason for the threats was the bad assessments he had gotten, said a justice officer.


bhushna22
Date: 2008-02-04 22:16:35

The government of the German province of Bavaria has been contracting out the development of software that can intercept Skype communications and other encrypted Internet traffic, according to leaked documents.


Asgard
Date: 2008-02-04 22:16:35

Some nice recipes for friends of bavaria and the alpes


acuman
Date: 2008-02-04 22:16:35

Das moderne Bavaria Porzellan schmückt die besten Häuser in Europa und Amerika. Der interessante Artikel über das bayerische Porzellan, seiner Geschichte der Bildung, die Abarten und die Besonderheiten




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