Imperial Circles of the Holy Roman Empire - Map Quiz

How good do you know the 12 Imperial Circles(Counties) of the Holy Roman Empire?
In the year 1560
Two are Confederations without the status of an Imperial Circle
The other circlefree areas are grey
According to Wikipedia
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Last updated: March 18, 2022
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Schwäbischer Kreis Swabian Circle
Oberrheinischer Kreis Upper Rhenish Circle
Länder der Böhmischen Krone Lands of the Bohemian Crown
Bayerischer Kreis Bavarian Circle
Österreichischer Kreis Austrian Circle
Westfälischer Kreis Westphalian Circle
Niedersächsischer Kreis Lower Saxon Circle
Kurrheinischer Kreis Electoral Rhenish Circle
Burgundischer Kreis Burgundian Circle
Schweizer Eidgenossenschaft Swiss Confederation
Obersächsischer Kreis Upper Saxon Circle
Fränkischer Kreis Frankish Circle
This Reichskreis is:
Level 76
Dec 10, 2021
And this, about 300 years later, is where "Deutschland Deutschland über alles" came from - to end this mess of exclaves within enclaves within exclaves within enclaves and to put a united "Germany over all of it".
Level 74
Dec 10, 2021
Is that why they sing "Über alles in der Welt"?
Level 59
Dec 14, 2021
"[..]The first line, "Deutschland, Deutschland über alles, über alles in der Welt" (usually translated into English as "Germany, Germany above all, above all in the world"), was an appeal to the various German monarchs to give the creation of a united Germany a higher priority than the independence of their small states.[..]"

- According to english Wikipedia

Explanation from Wikipedia regarding the first line of the first (usually not sung) stanza of the german national anthem. The Anthem was written during the Vormärz (Premarch) 1830-1848 and is directed towards a unified and free Germany.

Level 59
Dec 14, 2021
The Imperial Circles were subdivisions of the Holy Roman Empire from 1500 to 1806. Within the Circles the immediat territories (e.g. Free Cities, Duchies, Counties, Prince-Bishoprics etc.) would organise their representation in the Reichstag (Parliament), control the coins, the tolls, their contingent for the Imperial Army and other things.

The Imperial Circles were an attempt by the Emperors to centralize and standardize the use of executive force within the Holy Roman Empire.

Level 88
Dec 15, 2021
Nice work!
Level 59
Dec 16, 2021
Level 74
Mar 17, 2022
I saw this and thought I was done for, but then I noticed the names and it looks like hundreds of hours of Europa Universalis IV in my youth finally paid off