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  2. Electorate of Cologne - Wikipedia

    The Archbishop-Elector of Cologne was also Arch-chancellor of Italy (one of the three component titular kingdoms of the Holy Roman Empire, the other two being Germany and Burgundy) and, as such, ranked second among all ecclesiastical and secular princes of the Empire, after the Archbishop-Elector of Mainz, and before that of Trier.

  3. Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cologne - Wikipedia

    The Electorate of Cologne—not to be confused with the larger Archdiocese of Cologne—was one of the major ecclesiastical principalities of the Holy Roman Empire.The city of Cologne as such became a free city in 1288 and the archbishop eventually moved his residence from Cologne Cathedral to Bonn to avoid conflicts with the Free City, which escaped his jurisdiction.

  4. Cologne Bonn Airport - Wikipedia

    The airport is named after Cologne native Konrad Adenauer, a first post-war Chancellor of West Germany. The airport is located in the district of Porz and is surrounded by the Wahner Heide nature reserve. The airport is centrally located in the Cologne Bonn Region 12 km (7.5 mi) southeast of Cologne city centre and 16 km (9.9 mi) northeast of Bonn.

  5. Koelnmesse - Wikipedia

    Koelnmesse GmbH (Cologne Trade Fair) is an international trade fair and exhibition center located in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.With around 80 trade fairs and over 2,000 conferences annually, Koelnmesse is one of the country's largest trade fair organisers and with 284,000 m² exhibition floor area the third largest by area.

  6. List of airports in Germany - Wikipedia

    This is a list of airports in Germany, sorted by location.. Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a country in Central and Northern Europe.It is bordered to the north by the North Sea, Denmark, and the Baltic Sea; to the east by Poland and the Czech Republic; to the south by Austria and Switzerland; and to the west by France, Luxembourg, Belgium, and the Netherlands.

  7. High-speed rail in Germany - Wikipedia

    Germany has developed the Transrapid, a maglev train system. The Transrapid reaches speeds up to 550 km/h (340 mph). The Transrapid reaches speeds up to 550 km/h (340 mph). The Emsland test facility , with a total length of 31.5 km (19.6 mi), operated in until 2011 when it was closed and in 2012 its demolition was approved. [2]

  8. List of towns and cities in Germany by historical population

    With the migration of peoples in the 5th century, the ancient cities on the territory of present-day Germany were largely decayed. Only Augsburg, Regensburg, Trier and Cologne have been preserved as cities. The number of cities in Central Europe remained very small until about 1100 with a few hundred.

  9. Germania - Wikipedia

    Germania (/ dʒ ər ˈ m eɪ n i. ə / jər-MAY-nee-ə; Latin: [ɡɛrˈmaːni.a]; German: Germania, Germanien [needs IPA]), also called Magna Germania (English: Great Germania), Germania Libera (English: Free Germania), or Germanic Barbaricum to distinguish it from the Roman province of the same name, was a large historical region in north-central Europe during the Roman era, which was ...