German Resources

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Basic Information

Capital city: Berlin
Population: 82.3 million

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Maps and Gazetteers

Ravenstein's Atlas of the German Empire
Kartenmeister (for finding places in the former German empire)
East Prussia Gazetteer
Maps of the German Empire
Meyer's Gazetteer Now Online

Societies and Organizations

Germanic Genealogy Society
Die Pommerschen Leute - Die Vorfahren
Die Pommerschen Leute (German-Pomeranian Newsletter)
German Genealogy Group
Anglo-German Family History Society
Galizien German Descendants
Germanic Genealogy Society
Immigrant Genealogical Society (IGS)
Palatines to America
Alberta Kashubian Association
East European Genealogical Society

Genealogy Links
Germany GenWeb
HannoverGemeinde Index
BLITZ Information Center
Germany Research Outline
Handwriting Guide: German Gothic
Hamburg Passenger Lists 1850-1934
Old Lutheran Emigration List
18th Century Rhineland Emigrants
Die Ahnenstammkartei des Deutschen Volkes
Germanic Soundex for Ahnenstammkartei
The Atlantic Bridge to Germany series
Bremen and its Passenger Records
German Settlements in Eastern Europe
Huguenot East-West Migration
St. Martin Church of Hohnhorst, Schaumburg
Mecklenburg Surnames in Selected Sources
History of Alsace and Lorraine
The Most Common German Surnames
German Genealogical Digest
Palatine Index Guide
German-Jewish Genealogical Research

Other Information of Interest

Geonames database CIA World Factbook
BBC Country Profile German Radio and TV | Radio und TV
Studying in Germany German Student Visa Requirements
German Health Insurance for Students Get a Master's Degree in Germany

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