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Bavaria is the largest federal state of Germany, situated in the south-east of the country. It extends from the North German Plain down into the Alps. It is bordered by the German federal states of Baden-Württemberg, Hesse, Thuringia and Saxony in the west and north, as well as the Czech Republic in the east and Austria and Switzerland in the south.

Munich is the capital city of the German federal state of Bavaria.

Bavarian Swabia is in the western part of Bavaria and its borders coincide with the administrative region, of which there are seven.

Nuremberg is a city in Franconia; it is Franconia's largest city, which makes it the economic, social and cultural center of Franconia.

For the city in Lebanon, see Beirut. The festival city of Bayreuth in Upper Franconia is relatively quiet most of the year until the Richard Wagner Festival settles in for 30 days every summer.

Upper Palatinate is a region in Bavaria, Germany. Amberg old city center, the new castle and the armoury, the …

Augsburg is a lovely city of about 267,000 people in the German Bundesland of Bavaria.

Ingolstadt is a city in Upper Bavaria, southern Germany, best knwon for being home to the car company Audi.

Regensburg is one of Germany's oldest towns, founded by the Romans in 179 AD.

Franconia is a region of northern Bavaria, a state of Germany, that was formerly a separate kingdom of the Holy Roman Empire.

Erlangen is a city in Franconia, Germany. Home to most of the Friedrich-Alexander University and the Siemens company.

Upper Bavaria is the Bavarian heartland. It's a place of deep forests, beautiful meadows, winding roads and jagged peaks.

Passau is a small city in Bavaria, Germany, close to the Austrian border.

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