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Elsaß-Lothringen
Alsace-Lorraine
Constituent Country of Großgermania
Alsace-Lorraine
National Flag
Motto
Freiheit für unser Vaterland!
National Anthem
Elsässisches Fahnenlied
Capital Straßburg
Official language German, French
Demonym Alsatian
Government Type
- Governor
Republic
Wilhelm Weiss
Formation 12 December 2008
Time Zone UTC +1
This article is about the free land of Großgermania.
For the former sovereign state, see Free Republic of Alsace-Lorraine.


Alsace-Lorraine (German: Elsaß-Lothringen) is a free land (gebiete) and constituent country of Großgermania. Comprising the territory of the Free Republic of Alsace-Lorraine, which declared independence from France shortly before the foundation of Großgermania, it consists of a single province, which exists for administrative reasons only and has no political or economic government. Alsace-Lorraine is ruled by a Governor appointed by the Emperor, with the approval of the National Assembly of Alsace-Lorraine. The current Governor is Wilhelm Weiss.

Alsace-Lorraine comprises territory that had been passed between Germany and France several times throughout history. The territorial entity that is Alsace-Lorraine was first created by the German Empire following the Franco-Prussian War when it annexed both the Alsace province of France as well as the Moselle district of Lorraine, calling the area the Imperial Territory of Alsace-Lorraine (Reichsland Elsaß-Lothringen). Re-acquired by France following the First World War, Alsace-Lorraine became the site of heavy fighting during the Second World War as the Großdetsches Reich struggled to capture the Maginot Line of fortifications.

In February 2008, Alsace-Lorraine declared independence from France as the Free Republic of Alsace-Lorraine. Seeking protection from France, who was in the process of constructing a large military base over much of the Belgian Ardennes, Alsace-Lorraine joined the Association of Germanic States in September, becoming a free land of Großgermania in December.

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