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Saarland (Germany)

LC control no.n 79082135
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Geographic headingSaarland (Germany)
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Geographic subdivision usageGermany--Saarland
Variant(s)Saar (Germany : State)
Saar District (Germany)
See alsoSaar Territory
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Saarpfalz (Germany)
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Westmark (Germany)
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Saar (Protectorate)
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Special noteOld catalog heading: Saarland
Became part of France in 1766 but by Treaty of Paris 1815 divided between Prussia and Bavaria; by Treaty of Versailles 1919 coal mines assigned to France and territory placed under administration of League of Nations; returned to Germany by plebiscite 1935; after W.W. II assigned to French occupation zone and became united economically to France; became a state of West Germany in 1957. SUBJECT USAGE: This heading is valid for histories and contemporary works about the political jurisdiction that constitutes part of Germany. Works on the geographic area associated with the Saar River are entered under the subject heading Saar River (France and Germany)
Found inGermany (Federal Republic, 1949- ) Denkschrift der Bundesregierung zur Saarfrage, 1950?
Wikipedia, Aug. 22, 2007 (Saar (protectorate); The Saar, corresponding to the current German state of Saarland, was a protectorate under French control between 1947 and 1956; coat of arms: Sarre)
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (adm1; 49°24ʹ17ʺN 006°57ʹ39ʺE)
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