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Württemberg-Hohenzollern (vürˈtəmbĕrkˌ-hōˌəntsôlˈərn) [key], former state, c.4,020 sq mi (10,410 sq km), SW Germany. Tübingen was the capital. Formed after 1945, the state comprised S Württemberg, the former Prussian province of Hohenzollern, and the former district of Lindau, Bavaria. In 1952 it became part of Baden-Württemberg.

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