ewest Germany & east Germany URGENT !!!!!!!!!!
請問可否講下 east germany & west germany 同 eastern germany & western germany 係咪講緊唔同既野 ? 佢地有咩分別呀 ??
- JohnLv 71 decade agoFavorite Answer
For East Germany & West Germany ,
they refer to the two different countries formed in the Cold War period.
But for Eastern Germany & Western Germany , they can refer to different places / countries :
Eastern Germany refers to:
German Democratic Republic or East Germany, communist state from 1949-1990
Former eastern territories of Germany:
Province of Pomerania
Province of Posen
Province of Silesia
Province of Lower Silesia
Province of Upper Silesia
The term Western Germany (German: Westdeutschland) is used to describe a region in the west of Germany. The exact area defined by the term is not constant, but it usually includes North Rhine-Westphalia and Hesse, the Saarland and Rhineland-Palatinate are also often included. In differentiation to former East Germany it can describe also West Germany.
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