North German Confederation

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North German Confederation
Norddeutscher Bund
Wappen Deutscher Bund.svg
 
Schleswig Arms.svg
 

 

1867–1871
Banner Coat o airms
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.
Caipital Berlin
Leids German, Dens, Law German, Czech, Lithuanie, Pols, Sorbian
Releegion Majority:
Protestant (Lutheran an Reformed)
Poleetical structure Federation
Preses
 -  1867–1871 William I
Chancellor
 -  1867–1871 Otto von Bismarck
Legislatur Reichstag
 -  Federal Cooncil Bundesrat
Historical era New Imperialism
 -  Confederation Treaty 18 August 1866
 -  Constitution adoptit 16 Aprile 1867
 -  Franco-Proushie War 19 Julie 1870
 -  Unification o Germany 18 Januar 1871
Siller Vereinsthaler
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