Kraichgau, DE

Kraichgau is a region of southwest Germany where many Swiss Mennonite exiles settled in the mid 1600s, particularly around Sinsheim. (1) On the enlarged map below, Sinsheim is just above and left of the "h" in "Kraichgau."


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Formerly Kraichgau was a part of the Palatinate. (2) It now is a part of the state of Baden-Württemberg of the Federal Republic of Germany. (3)


Baden-Württemberg, DE (3)

Notes

1. Christian Hege and Theo Glück, "Kraichgau (Baden-Württemberg, Germany)," www.gameo.org/index....ttemberg,_Germany%29 (GAMEO, 2009; accessed 2009 Sep 30).

2. Gerhard Hein, "Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)," www.gameo.org/index....nd-Pfalz,_Germany%29 (GAMEO, 2009; accessed 2009 Sep 30).

3. Elfriede Lichdi, "Baden-Württemberg (Germany)," www.gameo.org/encycl...a/contents/B341.html (GAMEO, 2009; accessed 2009 Sep 30).

4. Mark Geesey, "Our Gÿsi, Bär, and Bleymeier Ancestors' Towns in Pfalz and Württemberg, Germany," people.musc.edu/~geesey/KraichgauMap.html (Medical University of South Carolina, 2009; accessed 2009 Sep 30). Maps shows Kraichgau regioin.

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