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Letter English name German name
A Archbishopric Erzbistum
B Bishopric Bistum
C County Grafschaft
D Duchy Herzogtum
E Electorate Kurfürstentum
L Landgraviate Landgrafschaft
M Margraviate Markgrafschaft
P Principality Fürstentum

Description Map of the Holy Roman Empire in 1648, after the Peace of Westphalia which ended the Thirty Years' War.
   Imperial cities
   Ecclesiastical lands
   Wittelsbach Palatinate
   Wittelsbach Bavarian
   Hohenzollern Brandenburg
   Hohenzollern Franconia
   Wettin Albertine
   Wettin Ernestine
   Austrian Habsburg
   Spanish Habsburg
   Swedish after 1648
Made in Inkscape. Each of the parts to the map are saved on a separate layer, so that they can be edited/moved/hidden separately when it is opened in Inkscape. All the regions such as imperial cities, ecclesiastical lands, etc. are grouped together so that the colours can be changed easily if necessary. Uses the colour scheme of WikiProject Maps and the free to use Colour Brewer.
Date 29 January 2007
Source Made from the public domain map "Central Europe about 1648" from the Historical Atlas by William R. Shepherd, at the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection at the University of Texas. Further information from Overy, Richard, 2006, The Times Complete history of the world Times Books ISBN 0007181299, and from this map

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