Place:Hamburg, Germany

Alt namesFreie und Hansestadt Hamburgsource: Full German name
Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburgsource: Full English name
Freie Stadt Hamburgsource: German name
Free State of Hamburgsource: English name
Hamburg statesource: Source:Getty Vocabulary Program
Hamborgsource: Low German/Low Saxon
TypeFormer state, Modern state
Coordinates53.55°N 10°E
Located inGermany     ( 1871 - present)

Note: In keeping with the 1900-rule at WeRelate, places in Germany are organized as they were in 1900 when Germany was known as the German Empire.

In 1900, Hamburg was a city-state (land) and one of the 26 states of the German Empire.

Since 1949, Hamburg is a still a city-state and one of the 16 states of modern Germany.

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source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
wikipedia:History of Hamburg