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German Term Basic Equivalent in America
Province or Land State
District, Region, or Area County
Municipality  City
Village Town

 

English Spelling German Spelling What and Where was it "Then"? What and Where is it "Now"?
Bielefeld Bielefeld town in Herford, Westphalia city in Eastern Westphalia, Germany
Bremen Bremen city in Hanover city and capital of the state of Bremen, Northwest Germany
Eikum Eikum or Eickum church district in Herford district of Westphalia town/village in Herford
Elverdissen Elverdissen in Herford district of Westphalia; probably a church district town/village in Herford
Engern Angria one of 3 main areas of Westphalia, settled by the Saxons, around the Weser River as such, non-existent
Enger Enger municipality in Engern, Westphalia city in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Northwest Germany 
Hannover, Hanover Hannover, Hanover independent kingdom and former province of Germany. The name Hanover originally was only the name of city.  In 1815, it became a state as well. city and capital of the state of Lower Saxony, Northwest Germany
Herford Herford municipality and district in Westphalia municipality in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Northwest Germany 
Herstelle Herstelle town on the Weser River in Kreis Hoexter (Höxter), Westphalia town on the Weser River in Kreis Hoexter (Höxter), Westphalia
Joellenbeck Jöllenbeck small village near Bielefeld, Herford, Westphalia since 1971, the northern part of the town of Bielefeld
Minden  Minden municipality in Westphalia

city in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Northwest Germany

Osnabrück Osnabrück municipality in Westphalia city in the state of Lower Saxony, Northwest Germany 
Poedinghausen Poedinghausen village in Enger village in Enger
Prussia Pruessen originally a land ruled by tribes, later kings, and eventually a province of Germany  as such, non-existent
Riepe Riepe municipality in northwest Westphalia village in Ostfriesland in the state of Lower Saxony, Northwest Germany
Siele Siele village in Enger  village in Enger
Westphalia Westphalen  region and former province of Prussia  incorporated into the  state of North Rhine–Westphalia, Northwest Germany.  Now a state in reunified Germany

 

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