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German Genealogy

Hohenzollern

(Reichland / State) [Presently in Baden-Württenberg]

Some basic facts about Hohenzollern: (from Uncapher, Wendy K. and Linda M. Herrick. German Maps & Facts for Genealogy. Janesville, Wisconsin: Origins Books, 2002)

  • Size: 441 square miles (compared to Rhode Island at 1,054 square miles)

  • Population: 1855 - 63,316; 1871 - 65,558

  • Dominant Religion: Catholic (1871 - Evangelical - 1,766; Catholic - 63,051; Other - 30; Jewish - 711)

  • Since 1952 part of: Baden-Württemberg

  • Formerly: Principality

  • Prussian: 1849-1947

  • Grain and cattle are raised in mountain valleys

Resources

Hohenzollern - Genealogy.net. [ceded to Prussia in 1849, administered as part of the Rheinprovinz]