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1700 - Divisions

In the 18th century (the 1700s) the territories of the Pfalz included

1.  Kurpfalz - the Electoral Palatinate 
	 Districts: Alzey, Bacharach, Frankenthal, Germersheim,
         Lautern=Kaiserslautern, Kreuznach=Bad Kreuznach, Lauterecken, Neustadt (an
         der Weinstrasse), Oppenheim, Simmern, Stromberg, Veldenz.

2.  Markgrafschaft Baden(-Baden) - the Margraviate of Baden
	Districts: Graefenstein, Martinstein, Kirchberg (in the
        Hunsrueck), Hintere Grafschaft Sponheim (including the areas of
        Birkenfeld, Dill, Herrstein, Idar (as in Idar-Oberstein), and Winterburg.

3.  Reichsgrafschaft Blieskastel - the Imperial County of Blieskastel
	Districts ruled by the Von der LEYEN family: Blieskastel,
        Geisberg, Muenchweiler, and Otterbach

4.  Reichsgrafschaft Falkenstein - the Imperial County of Falkenstein
	Districts: Wald (forest) such as Winnweiler, Tal (valley) such as
        Framersheim, and Gau (District) such as Framersheim

5.  Frankreich - France.
	Districts: Landau, Schaumburg, Weissemburg and Lembach (these now
        Wissembourg and Lembach in Alsace), Merzig

6.  Reichsgrafschaft Hanau-Lichtenberg - Imperial County of Hanau-Lichtenberg
	Districts: Lemberg, Muenchweiler, Obersteinbach, Winningen

7.  Fuerstentum/Grafschaft Leiningen - Principality/County of Leiningen
	Districts: Duerkheim, Hardenburg, Waldleiningen, Wallhalben
	von Leiningen-Daxburg-Falkenburg: Falkenburg, Hassloch, Lindenbrunn
	von Leiningen-Daxburg-Guntersblum: Guntersblum, Assenheim, Biedesheim
	von Leiningen-Daxburg-Heidesheim: Heidesheim, Steinbach
	von Leiningen-Westerburg - Gruenstadt, Tiefental

8.  Grafschaft Nassau-Saarbrücken - County of Nassau-Saarbrücken
	Districts: Saarbrücken, St. Johann am Saar, Ottweiler,
        Abteiherrschaft Wadgassen

9.  Grafschaft Nassau-Weilburg - County of Nassau-Weilburg
	Districts: Alsenz, Kirchheim

10. Herrschaft Reipoldskirchen - Lordship of Reipoldskirchen
	Doernbach, Finkenbach, Gersweiler, Hefersweiler, Morbach,
        Nussbach, Ratskirchen, Reichstal, Reipoldskirchen, Relsberg, Schoenburg,
        Rudolfskirchen

11. Herrschaft Rhodt unter Rietberg (Rueppurg) - Lordship of Rhodt below
    Rietberg
	(Baden-Durlach)

12. Grafschaft Sickingen - County of Sickingen
	Districts: Landstuhl (Grossgericht and Kleingericht: large and
        small court districts), Hoheneinoed/Thaleischweiler

13. Grafschaft Sponheim - County of Sponheim
	Districts: Kreuznach (now Bad Kreuznach), Kirchberg

14. Die Wild- und Rheingrafschaften
	There were 3 rulers of these territories; therefore the subjects
        had the pleasure of paying taxes to 3 places
	Grumbach, later Gaugrehweiler
	Salm-Kyrburg
	Rheingrafenstein or Dhaun (not Daun!)

15. Herzogtum Pfalz-Zweibruecken - Duchy of Zweibruecken
	Districts - Bergzabern, Guttenberg, Homburg, Lichtenberg,
        Meisenheim, Nohfelden, Schaumburg, Zweibruecken, and Hagenbach after 1768

16. Other small territories
	Altdorf
	Bretzenheim
	Gmuenden
	Koblenz (city)
	Siersberg (in Rehlingen)
	Oberstein
	Scharffeneck
	Schweppenhausen (Counts of Ingelheim)
	Sobernheim (city)


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