North German Confederation

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North German Confederation
Norddeutscher Bund
1867–1871
The North German Confederation within Europe circa 1870
The North German Confederation within Europe circa 1870
The North German Confederation (reid). The soothren German states that jyned in 1870 tae form the German Empire are in orange. Alsace-Lorraine, the territory annexed follaein the Franco-Proushie War of 1871, is in tan. The reid territory in the Sooth merks the oreeginal princedom o the Hoose o Hohenzollern, rulers o the Kinrick o Proushie.
The North German Confederation (reid). The soothren German states that jyned in 1870 tae form the German Empire are in orange. Alsace-Lorraine, the territory annexed follaein the Franco-Proushie War of 1871, is in tan. The reid territory in the Sooth merks the oreeginal princedom o the Hoose o Hohenzollern, rulers o the Kinrick o Proushie.
Caipital Berlin
Common leids German, Dens, Law German, Czech, Lithuanie, Pols, Sorbian
Releegion Majority:
Protestant (Lutheran an Reformed)
Minorities:
Preses  
• 1867–1871
William I
Chancellor  
• 1867–1871
Otto von Bismarck
Legislatur Reichstag
• Federal Cooncil
Bundesrat
Historical era New Imperialism
18 August 1866
16 Aprile 1867
19 Julie 1870
18 Januar 1871
Currency Vereinsthaler
Precedit bi
Succeedit bi
Wappen Deutscher Bund.svg German Confederation
Schleswig Arms.svg Duchy o Schleswig
Province o Proushie
Province o Posen
German Empire
The day pairt o  Germany
 Denmark
 Belgium
 Lithuanie
 Poland
 Czech Republic
 Roushie

The North German Confederation (German: Norddeutscher Bund[1]) wis a confederation o 22 previously independent states o northren Germany, wi nearly 30 million indwallers.

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  1. An alternative translation is "North German Federation."

Coordinates: 52°31′N 13°24′E / 52.517°N 13.400°E / 52.517; 13.400