Where did the term Rheinland Pfalz come from?

Rheinland-Pfalz. Because the largest single group of Germans to America came from the Palatinate and were called Palatines, beginning the the early 1700s, the term was originally applied as a synonym for any “German” by English and colonial people in America. It referred to people from German-speaking lands,…

What to do when moving to Rheinland Pfalz?

Soldiers, civilians, and family members making a move to U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz or the Baumholder Military Community can use their phones, tablets, and desktops to get the data and information they need for a smooth move.

Who are the neighbours of Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany?

Rhineland-Palatinate shares international borders with France ( Grand Est ), Luxembourg ( Clervaux, Diekirch, Echternach, Grevenmacher, Remich, and Vianden ), and Belgium ( Wallonia ). Within Germany, it neighbours are Baden-Württemberg, Hesse, Northrhine-Westphalia, and the Saarland. It is the ninth-largest state by area.

Who is the Minister of State for Rhineland Palatinate?

Wilhelm Boden was (after a short term of office as the Oberregierungspräsident of Rhineland-Hesse-Nassau) nominated on 2 December as the minister president of the new state by the French military government.

Where did the 2012 Olympic Games take place?

The 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games used a mixture of new venues, existing and historic facilities, and temporary facilities, some of them in well-known locations such as Hyde Park and Horse Guards Parade. After the Games, some of the new facilities will be reused in their Olympic form, while others will be resized or relocated.

Is there A Genealogical Society in Pfalz, Germany?

Arbeitsgemeinde für Pfälzisch-Rheinishce Familienkunde. Located in Ludwigshafen (but with branches throughout the Pfalz), this genealogical society has a library of some 6,000 publications, as well as Ahnentafeln, abstracts from tax lists, and a Familiennamenkartei of about a million cards.