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Spreewald

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The Spreewald (German for "Spree Woods"; in Lower Sorbian: Błota) is a picturesque section of the German state of Brandenburg located about 100 km south-east of Berlin. [1]

19 relations: Alder, Berlin, Brandenburg, Dahme-Spreewald, Districts of Germany, German language, Germany, Ice age, Lübbenau, Lower Sorbian language, Man and the Biosphere Programme, Oberspreewald-Lausitz, Punt (boat), Slavs, Sorbs, Spree, Spreewald gherkins, UNESCO, Wends.

Alder

Alder is the common name of a genus of flowering plants (Alnus) belonging to the birch family Betulaceae.

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Berlin

Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.

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Brandenburg

Brandenburg (Brannenborg, Lower Sorbian: Bramborska, Braniborsko) is one of the sixteen federated states of Germany.

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Dahme-Spreewald

Dahme-Spreewald (Wokrejs Damna-Błota) is a district in Brandenburg, Germany.

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Districts of Germany

In most German states, the primary administrative subdivision is a Landkreis ("rural district"); the exceptions are the states of North Rhine-Westphalia and Schleswig-Holstein, where the term is simply Kreis.

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German language

German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe.

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Ice age

An ice age is a period of long-term reduction in the temperature of Earth's surface and atmosphere, resulting in the presence or expansion of continental and polar ice sheets and alpine glaciers.

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Lübbenau

Lübbenau/Spreewald (Lubnjow/Błota) is a town of 17,897 in the Oberspreewald-Lausitz district of Brandenburg, Germany.

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Lower Sorbian language

No description.

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Man and the Biosphere Programme

Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB) is an intergovernmental scientific programme, launched in 1971 by UNESCO, that aims to establish a scientific basis for the improvement of relationships between people and their environments.

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Oberspreewald-Lausitz

Oberspreewald-Lausitz (Wokrejs Górne Błota-Łužyca, Wokrjes Hornje Błóta-Łužica) is a Kreis (district) in the southern part of Brandenburg, Germany.

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Punt (boat)

A punt is a flat-bottomed boat with a square-cut bow, designed for use in small rivers or other shallow water.

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Slavs

Slavs are an Indo-European ethno-linguistic group who speak the various Slavic languages of the larger Balto-Slavic linguistic group.

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Sorbs

Sorbs (Serbja, Serby, Sorben), known also by their former autonyms Lusatians and Wends, are a West Slavic ethnic group predominantly inhabiting their homeland in Lusatia, a region divided between Germany (the states of Saxony and Brandenburg) and Poland (the provinces of Lower Silesia and Lubusz).

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Spree

The Spree (Sprjewja, Spréva) is a river that flows through the Saxony, Brandenburg and Berlin states of Germany, and in the Ústí nad Labem region of the Czech Republic.

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Spreewald gherkins

Spreewald gherkins (German: Spreewälder Gurken or Spreewaldgurken) are a specialty gherkin from Brandenburg, which are protected by the EU as a Protected Geographical Indication (PGI).

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UNESCO

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.

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Wends

Wends (Winedas, Old Norse: Vindr, Wenden, Winden, vendere, vender, Wendowie) is a historical name for Slavs living near Germanic settlement areas.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spreewald

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