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The Autobahn (plural) is the federal controlled-access highway system in Germany. [1]

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A18 autostrada (Poland)

Autostrada A18 is a short planned motorway in southwestern Poland which is to run from the Polish/German border at Olszyna/Forst-Bademeusel and the German Bundesautobahn 15 to the Polish Autostrada A4.

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A4 autostrada (Poland)

The autostrada A4 in Poland is a motorway which runs from west to east through southern Poland (longways Sudetes and Carpathian Mountains), from the Polish-German border at Zgorzelec-Görlitz (connecting to the German A4 autobahn), bypassing Wrocław, Opole, Gliwice, Katowice, Kraków, Tarnów, Dębica and Rzeszów to the Polish-Ukrainian border at Korczowa-Krakovets.

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A6 autostrada (Poland)

The autostrada A6 in Poland is a long motorway that starts at the Polish/German border at Kołbaskowo/Pomellen connecting to the German A11 autobahn.

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Accident on the Bundesautobahn 5

The Accident on the Bundesautobahn 5 occurred on July 14, 2003 close to Karlsruhe, Germany, when a young mother lost control of her car and collided with a tree.

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Acid rain

Acid rain is a rain or any other form of precipitation that is unusually acidic, meaning that it possesses elevated levels of hydrogen ions (low pH).

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The ADAC (Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club e.V.) (General German Automobile Club) is an automobile club in Germany, founded on May 24, 1903 as German Motorbiker Association ("Deutsche Motorradfahrer-Vereinigung"), and was renamed to its present name in 1911.

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Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler (20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was an Austrian-born German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party (NSDAP), Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, and Führer ("leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945.

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Advisory speed limit

An advisory speed limit is a speed limit that is recommended by a governing body, but is not enforced.

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Alarm für Cobra 11 – Die Autobahnpolizei

Alarm für Cobra 11 – Die Autobahnpolizei (Alarm for Cobra 11 – The Highway Police) is a long-running, popular German television series about a two-man team of highway police (Autobahnpolizei), originally set in Berlin and later in North Rhine-Westphalia.

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All-terrain vehicle

An all-terrain vehicle (ATV), also known as a quad, quad bike, three-wheeler, or four-wheeler, is defined by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as a vehicle that travels on low-pressure tires, with a seat that is straddled by the operator, along with handlebars for steering control.

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Alliance '90/The Greens

Alliance '90/The Greens (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen) is a green political party in Germany, formed from the merger of the German Green Party (founded in West Germany in 1980) and Alliance 90 (founded during the Revolution of 1989–1990 in East Germany) in 1993.

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Allies of World War II

The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that opposed the Axis powers together during the Second World War (1939–1945).

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Angela Merkel

Angela Dorothea Merkel (Kasner; born 17 July 1954) is a German politician and former research scientist who has been the Chancellor of Germany since 2005 and the Leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) since 2000.

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The Anschluss (or Connection) was the Nazi propaganda term for the invasion and forced incorporation of Austria by Nazi Germany in March 1938.

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Asphalt (or, occasionally), also known as bitumen, is a sticky, black and highly viscous liquid or semi-solid form of petroleum.

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Auto Union

Auto Union AG, Chemnitz, was an amalgamation of four German automobile manufacturers, founded in 1932 and established in 1936 in Chemnitz, Saxony, during the Great Depression.

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Auto, Motor und Sport

auto motor und sport, often abbreviated to AMS, is a leading German automobile magazine.

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Autobahn (disambiguation)

Autobahn is German for motorway or highway and may refer to: Transportation highways.

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Autobahn (song)

"Autobahn" is a song by German electronic band Kraftwerk, composed by Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider of the band, with Emil Schult collaborating on the lyrics.

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is the term in Germany, Austria and the German-speaking parts of Switzerland for the highway patrol.

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Autobahns of Austria

The Austrian autobahns (Autobahnen) are controlled-access highways in Austria.

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Automobile safety

Automobile safety is the study and practice of design cars, construction, equipment and regulation to minimize the occurrence and consequences of traffic collisions.

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Żagań (French and Sagan, Zahań, Zaháň, Saganum) is a town on the Bóbr river in western Poland, with 26,253 inhabitants (2010).

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Baden-Württemberg is a state of Germany located in the southwest, east of the Upper Rhine.

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Baden-Württemberg state election, 2011

The Baden-Württemberg state election 2011 was held on 27 March 2011 to elect members to Baden-Württemberg's State diet, the Landtag of Baden-Württemberg in Stuttgart.

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Basel (or; or less often used Basle; Basel; Bâle; Basilea; Basilea) is Switzerland's third most populous city (behind Zürich and Geneva) with about 195,000 inhabitants.

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The Free State of Bavaria (Freistaat Bayern,, Freistaat Bayern, Freistood Boajan/Baijaan, Main-Franconian: Freischdood Bayan; Bavorsko) is a federal state of Germany.

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Berlin is the capital of Germany and one of the 16 states of Germany.

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Berlinka (Берлинка) is the informal Polish and Russian name given to sections of the unfinished Reichsautobahn Berlin-Königsberg, which was a pre-World War II German Reichsautobahn project to connect Berlin with Königsberg in East Prussia.

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Bernd Rosemeyer

Bernd Rosemeyer (14 October 1909 – 28 January 1938) was a German racing driver.

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Bloomberg L.P.

Bloomberg L.P. is a privately held financial software, data, and media company headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

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Bolesławiec (Bunzlau) or Boleslawiec is a town on the Bóbr river in the Lower Silesian Voivodeship in southwestern Poland, with 40,837 inhabitants (2006).

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Brandenburg (Brannenborg, Lower Sorbian: Bramborska; Upper Sorbian: Braniborska; Brandenburgia) is one of the sixteen federated states of Germany.

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Bremen (state)

The Free Hanseatic City of Bremen (Freie Hansestadt Bremen) is the smallest of Germany's 16 states.

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Bremen state election, 2007

State elections were held in the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen on 13 May 2007 to elect the Bürgerschaft (city and state legislature).

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Brno (German: Brünn) is the second largest city in the Czech Republic by population and area, the largest Moravian city, and the historical capital city of the Margraviate of Moravia.

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Bundesautobahn 10

runs in Brandenburg as an orbital motorway around the German capital Berlin, colloquially called Berliner Ring.

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Bundesautobahn 11

is an autobahn in eastern Germany that was opened in 1936.

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Bundesautobahn 24

is an autobahn in northern Germany that connects the large metropolitan regions of Hamburg and Berlin.

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Bundesautobahn 555

is an autobahn connecting the cities of Cologne and Bonn.

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Bundesautobahn 62

is an autobahn in southwestern Germany, connecting the A 1 with the A 6.

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Bundesautobahn 8

is an autobahn in southern Germany that runs 497 km (309 mi) from the Luxembourg A13 motorway at Schengen via Neunkirchen, Pirmasens, Karlsruhe, Stuttgart, Ulm, Augsburg and Munich to the Austrian West Autobahn near Salzburg.

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Bundesautobahn 9

is an autobahn in Germany, connecting Berlin and Munich via Leipzig and Nuremberg.

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Bundesautobahn 995

is an autobahn near Munich in southern Germany.

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Bundesrat of Germany

The German Bundesrat (literally "Federal Council") is a legislative body that represents the sixteen Länder (federal states) of Germany at the national level.

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Bundesstraße (German for "federal highway"), abbreviated B, is the denotation for German and Austrian national highways.

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Burnout 3: Takedown

Burnout 3: Takedown is a racing game developed by Criterion Games and published by Electronic Arts for PlayStation 2 and Xbox.

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Burnout Dominator

Burnout Dominator is a racing game developed and published by Electronic Arts for the PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable.

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A carriageway (North American English: roadway) consists of a width of road on which a vehicle is not restricted by any physical barriers or separation to move laterally.

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CDU/CSU, unofficially the Union parties (Unionsparteien) or Union, is the political alliance of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU) and Christian Social Union in Bavaria (CSU).

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Chancellor of Germany (1949–)

The Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany (in German called Bundeskanzler(in), literally "Federal Chancellor", or Kanzler for short) is, under the German 1949 constitution, the head of government of Germany.

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Coercion is the practice of forcing another party to act in an involuntary manner by use of intimidation or threats or some other form of pressure or force.

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Cologne (German Köln, Kölle), Germany's fourth-largest city (after Berlin, Hamburg, and Munich), is the largest city both in the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia and within the Rhine-Ruhr Metropolitan Area, one of the major European metropolitan areas with more than ten million inhabitants.

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Concrete is a composite material composed of aggregate bonded together with a fluid cement which hardens over time.

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Conspiracy Entertainment

Conspiracy Entertainment (formerly Conspiracy Games) is an American third-party developer video game publisher, publishing games from smaller companies that would face difficulties distributing games themselves.

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Continuous track

Continuous track, also called tank tread or caterpillar track, is a system of vehicle propulsion in which a continuous band of treads or track plates is driven by two or more wheels.

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Controlled-access highway

A controlled-access highway is a type of highway which has been designed for high-speed vehicular traffic, with all traffic flow and ingress/egress regulated.

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Crash Time: Autobahn Pursuit

Crash Time: Autobahn Pursuit (known in the United Kingdom as Crash Time and in the rest of Europe as Alarm für Cobra 11: Crash Time) is a mission-based driving game released for the PC in 2007 and Xbox 360 in 2008.

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Daimler AG

() is a German multinational automotive corporation.

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Darmstadt is a city in the state of Hesse in Germany, located in the southern part of the Rhine-Main-Area (Frankfurt Metropolitan Region).

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Death is the termination of all biological functions that sustain a living organism.

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Der Spiegel

Der Spiegel (lit. "The Mirror") is a German weekly news magazine published in Hamburg.

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Der Tagesspiegel

Der Tagesspiegel (meaning literally "The Daily Mirror"; motto: "rerum cognoscere causas", or "to know the causes of things") is a classical liberal German daily newspaper.

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Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH or GIZ in short, is a company that specializes in international development.

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Deutsche Welle

Deutsche Welle ("German Wave" in German) or DW is Germany's international broadcaster.

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Die Welt

Die Welt (The World) is a German national daily newspaper published by the Axel Springer AG company.

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East Germany

East Germany, formally the German Democratic Republic or GDR (Deutsche Demokratische Republik, or DDR), was a state in the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War period.

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Elbląg (Elbing) is a city in northern Poland on the eastern edge of the Żuławy region with 124,257 inhabitants (December 31, 2011).

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Emergency medical services

Emergency medical services (abbreviated to the initialism EMS in some countries) are a type of emergency service dedicated to providing out-of-hospital acute medical care, transport to definitive care, and other medical transport to patients with illnesses and injuries which prevent the patient from transporting themselves.

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Emergency service

Emergency services and rescue services are organizations which ensure public safety and health by addressing different emergencies.

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Emergency telephone

An emergency telephone is a phone specifically provided for making calls to emergency services and is most often found in a place of special danger or where it is likely that there will only be a need to make emergency calls.

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Euro Truck Simulator 2

Euro Truck Simulator 2 (commonly abbreviated as ETS2) is a vehicle simulation game developed and published by SCS Software for Microsoft Windows, Linux and Mac OS X and was initially released as open development on October 19, 2012.

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Expressway S22 (Poland)

Expressway S22 or Express Road S22 (in Polish Droga ekspresowa S22) is a single carriageway express road running from Elbląg to the border with Russia at Grzechotki-Mamonovo, where it connects to a Russian road that continues to Kaliningrad.

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Expressways of China

The expressway network of China is an integrated system of national and provincial-level expressways in the People's Republic of China.

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Farther Pomerania

Farther Pomerania, Further Pomerania, Transpomerania or Eastern Pomerania (Hinterpommern, Ostpommern), is the part of Pomerania which comprised the eastern part of the Duchy and later Province of Pomerania.

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Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure

The Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur), abbreviated BMVI, is a cabinet-level ministry of the Federal Republic of Germany.

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Filling station

A filling station is a facility which sells fuel and engine lubricants for motor vehicles.

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First aid

First aid is the assistance given to any person suffering a sudden illness or injury, with care provided to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening, and/or promote recovery.

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Former eastern territories of Germany

The former eastern territories of Germany (Ehemalige deutsche Ostgebiete) are those provinces or regions east of the current eastern border of Germany (the Oder–Neisse line) which were lost by Germany after World War I and then World War II.

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Frankfurt am Main is the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany, with a 2014 population of 717,624 within its administrative boundaries.

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Frankfurt Rhine-Main

The Frankfurt Rhine-Main Metropolitan Region, often simply referred to as Frankfurt Rhine-Main, Frankfurt Rhine-Main area or Rhine-Main area (German: Frankfurt/Rhein-Main. abbreviated FRM) is the third largest metropolitan region in Germany (after Ruhr and Berlin), with a total population exceeding 5.8 million.

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Frankfurter Rundschau

The Frankfurter Rundschau is a German daily newspaper, based in Frankfurt am Main.

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Free City of Danzig

The Free City of Danzig (Freie Stadt Danzig; Wolne Miasto Gdańsk) was a semi-autonomous city-state that existed between 1920 and 1939, consisting of the Baltic Sea port of Danzig (now Gdańsk, Poland) and nearly 200 towns in the surrounding areas.

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Free Democratic Party (Germany)

The Free Democratic Party (Freie Demokratische Partei, FDP) is a liberal and classical liberal political party in Germany.

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Fritz Todt

Fritz Todt (4 September 1891 – 8 February 1942) was a German engineer and senior Nazi figure, the founder of Organisation Todt.

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Gartz is a town in the Uckermark district in Brandenburg, Germany.

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Gentlemen's agreement

A gentlemen's agreement or gentleman's agreement is an informal and legally non-binding agreement between two or more parties.

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Gera is the third-largest city in Thuringia, Germany, located south of Leipzig, east of Erfurt and west of Dresden.

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Gerhard Schröder

Gerhard Fritz Kurt Schröder (born 7 April 1944) is a German politician, and was Chancellor of Germany from 1998 to 2005.

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German occupation of Czechoslovakia

The German occupation of Czechoslovakia (1938–1945) began with the Nazi annexation of Czechoslovakia's northern and western border regions, known collectively as the Sudetenland, under terms outlined by the Munich Agreement.

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German reunification

The German reunification (Deutsche Wiedervereinigung) was the process in 1990 in which the German Democratic Republic (GDR/East Germany) joined the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG/West Germany) to form the reunited nation of Germany, and when Berlin reunited into a single city, as provided by its then Grundgesetz constitution Article 23.

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Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe.

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Grade separation

Grade separation is the method of aligning a junction of two or more surface transport axes at different heights (grades) so that they will not disrupt the traffic flow on other transit routes when they cross each other.

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Gran Turismo 5

is the fifth game in the Gran Turismo racing video game series.

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Gran Turismo 6

is a racing video game developed by Polyphony Digital and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation 3 video game console.

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Grand Prix motor racing

Grand Prix motor racing has its roots in organised automobile racing that began in France as far back as 1894.

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Groß Kreutz

Groß Kreutz is a municipality in the Potsdam-Mittelmark district, in Brandenburg, Germany.

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Hamburg (local pronunciation; Low German/Low Saxon: Hamborg), officially Freie und Hansestadt HamburgConstitution of Hamburg (Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg), is the second largest city in Germany and the eighth largest city in the European Union.

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Hesse or Hessia (Hessen, Hessian dialect: Hesse) is a federal state (Land) of the Federal Republic of Germany with just over six million inhabitants.

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Hessian state election, 2009

Early state elections for the Landtag of Hesse were held in Hesse on 18 January 2009.

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Hessian state election, 2013

A state election was held in Hesse on 22 September 2013, coinciding with the 2013 federal election.

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Highway patrol

A highway patrol is either a police unit created primarily for the purpose of overseeing and enforcing traffic safety compliance on roads and highways, or a detail within an existing local or regional police agency that is primarily concerned with such duties.

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Highways in Poland

Polish public roads are grouped into four categories related to the republic's administrative division.

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Highways in Spain

The Spanish motorway network is the fifth largest in the world by length, after the United States, China, Russia and Canada.

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Industrial archaeology

Industrial archaeology (IA) is the systematic study of material evidence associated with the industrial past.

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International Road Traffic and Accident Database

The International Road Traffic and Accident Database(IRTAD) is a data collection maintained by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the International Transport Forum (ITF) in Paris, covering safety data in countries within and outside of Europe.

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Interstate Highway System

The Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways (commonly known as the Interstate Highway System, Interstate Freeway System, Interstate System, or simply the Interstate) is a network of controlled-access highways that forms a part of the National Highway System of the United States.

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Iron Curtain

The Iron Curtain was the ideological conflict and physical boundary dividing Europe into two separate areas from the end of World War II in 1945 until the end of the Cold War in 1991.

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Kaliningrad Oblast

Kaliningrad Oblast (Калинингра́дская о́бласть, Kaliningradskaya oblast) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast), on the Baltic coast.

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Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger

The Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger (KStA) is a daily newspaper published in Cologne, Germany, and has the largest circulation in the Cologne/Bonn Metropolitan Region.

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Königsberg (until 1946 officially: Königsberg in Preußen) was a city in the monastic state of the Teutonic Knights, the Duchy of Prussia, the Kingdom of Prussia and Germany until 1946.

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Konrad Adenauer

Konrad Hermann Joseph Adenauer (5 January 1876 – 19 April 1967) was a German statesman.

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Kraftwerk ("power station") is a German electronic music band formed by Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider in 1970 in Düsseldorf, and fronted by them until Schneider's departure in 2008.

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Landesstraßen (singular: Landesstraße) are roads in Germany and Austria that are, as a rule, the responsibility of the respective German or Austrian federal state.

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Lauritz Lauritzen

Lauritz Lauritzen (January 20, 1910 – June 5, 1980) was a German politician of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD).

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Legnica (archaic Polish: Lignica, Liegnitz, Lehnice, Lignitium) is a town in southwestern Poland, in Silesia, in the central part of Lower Silesia, on the plain of Legnica, riverside: Kaczawa (left tributary of the Oder) and the Czarna Woda.

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Light-on-dark color scheme

A light-on-dark color scheme is a color scheme that uses light-colored text on a dark background and is often discussed in terms of computer user interface design.

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Germany's LKW-Maut (-, literally 'HGV toll') is a toll for goods vehicles based on the distance driven in kilometres, the number of axles and the emission category of the vehicle.

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Lord Mayor

The lord mayor is the title of the mayor of a major city, with special recognition.

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Lower Rhine region

The Lower Rhine region or Niederrhein is a region around the Lower Rhine section of the river Rhine in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany between approximately Oberhausen and Krefeld in the East and the Dutch border around Kleve in the West.

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Lower Saxony

Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen, Neddersassen; Nedersaksen) is a German state (Bundesland) situated in northwestern Germany and is second in area, with, and fourth in population (8 million) among the sixteen Länder of Germany.

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Median strip

The median strip is the reserved area that separates opposing lanes of traffic on divided roadways, such as divided highways, dual carriageways, freeways, and motorways.

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Mercedes-Benz is a German automobile manufacturer, a multinational division of the German manufacturer Daimler AG.

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Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk

Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk (Central German Broadcasting, MDR) is the public broadcaster for the federal states of Thuringia, Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt.

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A moped (/ˈmoʊpɛd/ MOH-ped) is a small motorcycle, generally having a less stringent licensing requirement than motorcycles, or automobiles, because mopeds typically travel about the same speed as bicycles on public roadways.

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Nazi Germany

Nazi Germany or the Third Reich (Drittes Reich) are common English names for the period of history in Germany from 1933 to 1945, when it was a dictatorship under the control of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party (NSDAP).

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National Socialism (Nationalsozialismus), more commonly known as Nazism, is the ideology and practice associated with the 20th-century German Nazi Party and Nazi state as well as other far-right groups.

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Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed

Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed, released as Need for Speed: Porsche 2000 in Europe, and Need for Speed: Porsche in Germany and Latin America, is a racing video game released in 2000.

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Need for Speed: ProStreet

Need for Speed: ProStreet is the eleventh installment of Electronic Arts' popular racing game series Need for Speed.

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New states of Germany

The new federal states of Germany (die neuen Bundesländer) are the five re-established states in the former German Democratic Republic that acceded to the Federal Republic of Germany with its 10 states upon German reunification on 3 October 1990.

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Niemegk is a town in the Potsdam-Mittelmark district, in Brandenburg, Germany.

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Oder–Neisse line

The Oder–Neisse line (granica na Odrze i Nysie Łużyckiej, Oder-Neiße-Grenze) is the border between Germany and Poland which was drawn in the aftermath of World War II.

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ORF (broadcaster)

Österreichischer Rundfunk (Austrian Broadcasting, ORF) is the Austrian national public service broadcaster.

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Pirmasens is an independent town in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, near the border with France.

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Polish Corridor

The Polish Corridor (Polnischer Korridor; Pomorze, Korytarz polski), also known as Danzig Corridor, Corridor to the Sea or Gdańsk Corridor, was a territory located in the region of Pomerelia (Pomeranian Voivodeship, eastern Pomerania, formerly part of West Prussia), which provided the Second Republic of Poland (1920–1939) with access to the Baltic Sea, thus dividing the bulk of Germany from the province of East Prussia.

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Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia

The Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia (Protektorat Böhmen und Mähren; Protektorát Čechy a Morava) was the majority ethnic-Czech protectorate of Nazi Germany established following the German occupation of Czechoslovakia by annexing Sudetenland territory of Czech Lands as a Reichsgau.

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Province of East Prussia

The Province of East Prussia (Provinz Ostpreußen) was a province of Prussia from 1773–1829 and 1878–1945.

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R52 expressway (Czech Republic)

Expressway R52 (rychlostní silnice R52) is an expressway in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic, currently leading from Modřice, about south of Brno, to Pohořelice, parallel to the Highway D2.

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Red–green alliance

In politics, a red–green alliance or red–green coalition is an alliance of "red" social-democratic or democratic socialist parties with "green" environmentalist or sometimes Nordic agrarian parties.

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The Reichsautobahn system was the beginning of the German autobahns under the Third Reich.

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Rest area

A rest area, travel plaza, rest stop, or service area is a public facility, located next to a large thoroughfare such as a highway, expressway, or freeway at which drivers and passengers can rest, eat, or refuel without exiting on to secondary roads.

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The Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan region (Metropolregion Rhein-Ruhr) is the largest metropolitan region in Germany with over 11 million inhabitants.

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Rhineland-Palatinate (German: Rheinland-Pfalz,; Rhénanie-Palatinat) is one of the 16 states (German: Bundesländer) of the Federal Republic of Germany.

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Ring road

A ring road (also known as beltline, beltway, circumferential (high)way, loop or orbital) is a road or a series of connected roads encircling a town or city.

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Roadside assistance

Roadside assistance and breakdown coverage are services that assist motorists, or bicyclists, whose vehicles have suffered a mechanical failure that leaves the operator stranded.

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Rudolf Caracciola

Otto Wilhelm Rudolf CaracciolaBolsinger and Becker (2002), p. 63 (30 January 1901 – 28 September 1959), more commonly Rudolf Caracciola, was a racing driver from Remagen, Germany.

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The Saarland (German: das Saarland –; la Sarre -) is one of the sixteen federal states (or Bundesländer) of Germany.

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The Free State of Saxony (Freistaat Sachsen; Swobodny stat Sakska; Sasko) is a landlocked federal state of Germany, bordering the federal states of Brandenburg, Saxony Anhalt, Thuringia, and Bavaria, as well as the countries of Poland and the Czech Republic.

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Saxony state election, 2009

State elections took place in Saxony on 30 August 2009, the same day as the Saarland and Thuringia state elections.

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Saxony-Anhalt (Sachsen-Anhalt) is a landlocked federal state of Germany surrounded by the federal states of Lower Saxony, Brandenburg, Saxony and Thuringia.

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Süddeutsche Zeitung

The Süddeutsche Zeitung, published in Munich, is the largest German national subscription daily newspaper.

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Shoulder (road)

A shoulder, often serving as an emergency stopping lane, is a reserved lane by the verge of a road or motorway, on the right in countries which drive on the right, or on the left side in Japan, the UK, Australia, and other left-side driving countries.

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Silesia (or; Śląsk;; Silesian German: Schläsing; Slezsko; Silesian: Ślůnsk; Silesia) is a region of Central Europe now located mostly in Poland, with small parts in the Czech Republic and Germany.

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Social Democratic Party of Germany

The Social Democratic Party of Germany (Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands, SPD) is a social-democratic political party in Germany.

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Speed limit

Road speed limits are used in most countries to set the maximum (or minimum in some cases) speed at which road vehicles may legally travel on particular stretches of road.

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The city of Starnberg is in Bavaria, Germany, some south-west of Munich.

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Strategic bombing during World War II

Strategic bombing during World War II was the sustained aerial attack on railways, harbours, cities, workers' housing, and industrial districts in enemy territory during World War II.

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Stuttgarter Zeitung

The Stuttgarter Zeitung ("Stuttgart newspaper") is a German-language daily newspaper (except Sundays) edited in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, with a run of about 200,000 sold copies daily.

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Switzerland (Schweiz;Swiss Standard German spelling and pronunciation. The Swiss German name is sometimes spelled as Schwyz or Schwiiz. Schwyz is also the standard German (and international) name of one of the Swiss cantons. Suisse; Svizzera; Svizra or),The latter is the common Sursilvan pronunciation.

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Szczecin (Stettin, known also by other alternative names) is the capital city of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship in Poland.

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Tailgating is the practice of driving on a road too close to a frontward vehicle, at a distance which does not guarantee that stopping to avoid collision is possible.

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A tank is a large type of armoured fighting vehicle with tracks, designed for front-line combat.

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Tarek Al-Wazir

Tarek Mohammed Al-Wazir (طارق الوزير; born January 3, 1971) is a politician in the German Green Party.

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Tauern Autobahn

The Tauern Autobahn (A 10) is an autobahn (motorway) in Austria.

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The Local

The Local is an English-language digital news publisher with local editions in Sweden, Germany, France, Spain, Switzerland, Norway, Denmark, Austria and Italy.

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The West Australian

The West Australian, widely known as The West (Saturday edition: The Weekend West) is the only locally edited daily newspaper published in Perth, Western Australia, and is owned by Seven West Media.

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The Free State of Thuringia (Freistaat Thüringen) is a federal state of Germany, located in the central part of the country.

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Time (magazine)

Time (styled within the magazine as TIME) is an American weekly news magazine published in New York City.

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Toll Collect

Toll Collect GmbH is a German company that has developed and is running the tolling system for trucks (LKW-Maut) on German motorways.

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Traffic enforcement camera

A traffic enforcement camera (also red light camera, road safety camera, road rule camera, photo radar, photo enforcement, speed camera, Gatso, safety camera, bus lane camera, Safe-T-Cam, depending on use) is a camera which may be mounted beside or over a road or installed in an enforcement vehicle to detect traffic regulation violations, including speeding, vehicles going through a red traffic light, unauthorized use of a bus lane, or for recording vehicles inside a congestion charge area.

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Transport in Germany

As a densely populated country in a central location in Europe and with a developed economy, Germany has a dense and modern transport infrastructure.

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Truck stop

A truck stop, also known as a transport cafe in the United Kingdom and as a travel center by major chains in the United States, is a commercial facility which provides refuelling, rest (parking), and often ready made food and other services to motorists and truck drivers.

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Unemployment occurs when people are without work and actively seeking work.

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The Volkspolizei – full official name: the Deutsche Volkspolizei (German People's Police), abbreviated to DVP or VP, and colloquially known as the VoPo – was the national police force of the German Democratic Republic (East Germany).

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Wals-Siezenheim is a municipality in the district of Salzburg-Umgebung (Flachgau) in the Austrian state of Salzburg.

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Weilheim in Oberbayern

Weilheim in Oberbayern (Weilheim in Oberbayern) is a town in Germany, the capital of the district Weilheim-Schongau in the south of Bavaria.

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Weimar Republic

The Weimar Republic (Weimarer Republik) was the federal republic and semi-presidential representative democracy established in 1919 in Germany to replace the German Empire.

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West Autobahn

The West Autobahn (A1) was the first motorway (Autobahn) to be built in Austria, originating from plans drawn up for the so-called Reichsautobahn system.

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West Germany

West Germany is the common English name for the Federal Republic of Germany or FRG (Bundesrepublik Deutschland or ''BRD'') in the period between its creation on 23 May 1949 to German reunification on 3 October 1990.

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Winfried Kretschmann

Winfried Kretschmann (born May 17, 1948) is a German politician of the Alliance '90/Greens.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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Wrocław (Breslau, known also by other alternative names) is the largest city in western Poland.

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1973 oil crisis

The 1973 oil crisis began in October 1973 when the members of the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC, consisting of the Arab members of the OPEC plus Egypt and Syria) proclaimed an oil embargo.

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