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Middle Franconia ( German: ) is one of the three Mittelfranken administrative regions of Franconia in Bavaria, Germany. It is in the west of Bavaria and adjoins the state of Baden-Württemberg. The administrative seat is Ansbach but the most populated city is Nuremberg.
Subdivisions [ edit ]
The region is divided into seven
Landkreise (districts) and five Kreisfreie Städte ('district-free cities'):
Brief history [ edit ]
The area, previously composed of independent principalities within the
Holy Roman Empire, became a district of the Kingdom of Bavaria in Napoleonic times at the start of the 19th century. It gained its current name in 1838.
Coat of arms [ edit ]
Coat of Arms of Middle Franconia
The coat of arms displays:
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