Weimar Republic

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, Ger. Deutschland, officially Federal Republic of Germany, republic (2015 est. pop. 81,708,000), 137,699 sq mi (356,733 sq km). Located in the center of Europe, it borders the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, and France on the west; Switzerland and Austria on
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Weimar Republic


a bourgeois democratic republic in Germany, established as a result of the November Revolution of 1918. The juridical formulation of the Weimar Republic was the Weimar Constitution of 1919, which was drawn up by the German Constituent National Assembly in Weimar. The Weimar Republic virtually ceased to exist in 1933 after the establishment of the fascist dictatorship in Germany.

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