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Kaiserreich is the German term for a monarchical empire. Literally a Kaiser's Reich, an emperor's domain or realm. When the proper term is used without disambiguation, it is assumed in Germany to refer to the German Empire of 1871–1918, during which the large majority of historically independent German states (with the significant exception of Austria) were unified under a single Kaiser.

While the general use of the term could apply to many non-German states, as a descriptor of a German state under the authority of an Emperor, it additionally applies to:

Kaiserreich is also the title of a well known mod for Darkest Hour: A Hearts of Iron Game and Hearts of Iron 4 set in an alternate history where Germany won the First World War.